Young Concert Artists, Inc.

  • New York



250 West 57 Street
New York
United States

About Us

YCA was founded in l961 with the mission of discovering and launching the professional lives of extraordinary young classical musicians. The organization's "legendary" achievements over the past half-century include starting the careers of Emanuel Ax, Pinchas Zukerman, Murray Perahia, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Dawn Upshaw, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, Richard Goode, Anne-Marie McDermott, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Jeremy Denk and over 200 other soloists, 13 ensembles and 8 composers, who today have a vital presence in the international music world. Young Concert Artists runs international auditions each year; presents concert series in New York and Washington DC; has an educational outreach program; and provides management to a roster of exceptional performers and composers.