Articles about the National Young Composers Challenge
November 5, 2006: "A workshop and contest expose budding musicians to the world of professional orchestras. Their work may even be played by one."
April 9, 2007: "Philanthropist Steve Goldman's Young Composer's Challenge draws 6 teens who have the talent to 'totally flabbergast.'"
October, 2007: "Young Composers Challenge teaches students the sky is the limit for creativity"
January 26, 2008: "What do you see when you gaze up at the starry sky on a clear night? Joseph Colombo saw music. Creativity can strike at the most unexpected moments."
February 2, 2008: "A workshop Saturday will start teens on thier way to having their works played by a real orchestra."
September 3, 2008: "Orlando composer Stephen Goldman initiated the YCC Challenge with the help of UCF's Center for Research and Education in Arts, Technology and Entertainment and the Philharmonic Orchestra"
September 5, 2008: "The judges of the Young Composers Challenge announced this year's winners on Wednesday."
September, 2015: "Winners of this year's musical challenge get to hear their works played by pros and so do you."
November, 2015: "It's a fantastic experience..."
November, 2016: "A professional orchestra will perform the 2016 National Young Composers Challenge's winning compositions during a special event for the public at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts."
November 10, 2016: "Young Composers Get Chance to Be Heard."
November 15, 2016: "Music Event Shines Arts Spotlight on Orlando."
January 10, 2018: "A Keen Ear for Genius."