YOCJ’s 9th Annual Masterclass ~ Tuesday March 12, 2019, 7-9pm

The Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey is thrilled to announce our 2019 Master Class clinician & soloist! David Kim, Concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra, returns! Mr. Kim will be performing the Bruch Violin Concerto in G Minor on Sunday January 20, 2019 at 2:30pm with our Symphonic Orchestra at Kendall Hall, as well as leading our 9th Annual Master Class on March 12, 2019 at WWPHS SOUTH at 7pm! Save the dates ~ Spread the word!

YOCJ Violin & Viola Students ~ interested in applying to perform for the Masterclass?

Application: Click HERE to download and print
Applications are due on December 11, 2018
Videos are due on February 5, 2019

NEW! Please note that this year, for our January 20, 2019 concert, we will swap the typical performance times, featuring our soloist David Kim at the earlier concert, which starts at 2:30pm this year! This will allow students from the other concert (7:30pm) to attend the 2:30pm concert if they are able, eat dinner and return for their sound-check/rehearsal. This will also give more patrons the opportunity to see David Kim as well!

YOCJ’s 8th Annual Masterclass ~ Tuesday March 20, 2018, 7-9pm

Congratulations to our 7 selected students who participated in the Stanley Drucker Masterclass:
Rutha Chivate, Dora Leah Govorko, Aiden Homan, Rithika Iyengar, Sriram Kannan, Maxwell Taub, and Helen Zhu! Stanley Drucker is the former Principal Clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic.


YOCJ’s 7th Annual Masterclass ~ Tuesday March 21, 2017, 7-9pm

The Philadelphia Orchestra Principal French Horn, Jennifer Montone with our featured student soloists: Amelia Adcroft, Alec Berger, Selma Cheeks, Elizabeth Ferrara, Shrey Pradhan, and Adam Scherr; as well as piano accompanist Julie Caudle!

Web Masterclass

YOCJ’s 6th Annual Masterclass ~ Tuesday March 15, 2016, 7-9pm

David Kim, Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra, and all of our participants: Timothy Feng, Gabrielle Lee, Ji Won Lee, Lakshay Patel, Caleb Solidum, Christine Zhang & the YOCJ Percussion Ensemble (Peter Saleh, Director): Steven Chien, David Fienberg, Adrienne Wang, & Advaith Bantval. Thank you to piano accompanist, Julie Markavitch-Caudle. WW-P High School North Auditorium


YOCJ’s 5th Annual Masterclass ~ Tuesday March 10, 2015, 7-9pm

Yumi Kendall, Associate Principal Cellist of the Philadelphia Orchestra
and 6 YOCJ cellists, WW-P High School North Auditorium

YOCJ Guest Soloists and Masterclass Clinicians:

2011 – David Kim, violin, Concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra
2012 – Hal Robinson, bass, Principal Bassist of The Philadelphia Orchestra
2013 – Matt Vaughan, trombone, Principal Trombonist of The Philadelphia Orchestra
2014 – Bart Feller, flute, Principal Flautist of The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
2015 – Yumi Kendall, cello, Associate Principal Cellist of the Philadelphia Orchestra
2016 – David Kim, violin, Concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra
2017 – Jennifer Montone, French horn, Principal French Horn of The Philadelphia Orchestra
2018 – Stanley Drucker, former Principal Clarinet of The New York Philharmonic
2019 – David Kim, violin, Concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra