Articles about the National Young Composers Challenge

Orlando Sentinel - Young Composers Get to Shine

November 5, 2006: "A workshop and contest expose budding musicians to the world of professional orchestras. Their work may even be played by one."

Orlando Sentinel - Well-Composed

April 9, 2007: "Philanthropist Steve Goldman's Young Composer's Challenge draws 6 teens who have the talent to 'totally flabbergast.'"

University of Central Florida chART Magazine - Inspire Students to Compose Music

October, 2007: "Young Composers Challenge teaches students the sky is the limit for creativity"

Orlando Sentinel - When you write upon a star

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."

Orlando Sentinel - Young Musicians Get A Shot At Composing

February 2, 2008: "A workshop Saturday will start teens on thier way to having their works played by a real orchestra."

Central Florida Future - Orlando composer CREATES with area youth

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"

Central Florida Future - YCC Winners Set for Opening Night

September 5, 2008: "The judges of the Young Composers Challenge announced this year's winners on Wednesday."

Arts Life - Fantasy Camp for Composers

September, 2015: "Winners of this year's musical challenge get to hear their works played by pros and so do you."

Orlando Arts Magazine - Notable Composium

November, 2015: "It's a fantastic experience..."

Orlando Arts Magazine - Cultivating Our Next Composers

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."

Orlando Sentinel - Young Composers Get Chance to Be Heard

November 10, 2016: "Young Composers Get Chance to Be Heard."

Orlando Sentinel - Music Event Shines Arts Spotlight on Orlando

November 15, 2016: "Music Event Shines Arts Spotlight on Orlando."

Winter Park Magazine - A Keen Ear for Genius

January 10, 2018: "A Keen Ear for Genius."