Photo Courtesy of Dennis Thorton

Ariel Rudiakov – Music Director and Conductor 


Sunday, May 5, 3PM

 Winners of the YPO Concerto Competition Concert

Saunders High School – 183 Palmer Rd, Yonkers, NY 10701


Rossini’s Overture  Die diebische Elster

1st Place
Michael Stoica – Georges Hue Fantasy for Flute
2nd Place
Evan Lee – Dvorak Cello Concerto

3rd Place
Simona Heifetz – Liszt Piano Concerto No.1

4th Place
Madeline Margulis-Ohnuma – Saint Saens Cello Concerto

5th Place
James Liu  – Vaughn Williams Bass Tuba Concerto
✨ Congratulations to the winners! ✨


All concerts are held on Sunday afternoons at 3pm

Saunders Trades and Technical High School

183 Palmer Road, Yonkers NY


Handicapped accessible, ample parking
More info: (571) 310-7060
All Concerts are Free of Charge!

All Are Welcome!

Photo Courtesy of Dennis Thorton

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A few videos of previous performances…


See more videos of the Yonkers Philharmonic here!

Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra is sponsored by the Fine Arts Orchestral Society – is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit. Concerts are supported by the Fine Arts Orchestral Society in cooperation with The City of Yonkers and Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, Yonkers Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation, Westchester County Executive George Lattimer, ArtsWestchester, Thomas and Agnes Carvel Foundation, Pro Bono Partnership, Yonkers – East Yonkers Rotary, NYS Assemblyman Nadir Sayeg, State Senators Andrea Stewart-Cousins, and Shelley Mayer and loyal patrons of the arts.