Past Winners of the William C. Byrd International Young Artist Competition
  • 2017: Yidi Song, flute
  • 2016: Xiao Wang, violin
  • 2015: Baron Fenwick, piano
  • 2014: Abigail Levis, mezzo-soprano
  • 2013: Katherine Weintraub, soprano saxophone
  • 2012: Joohye Lim, violin
  • 2011: Ketevan Kartvelishvili, piano
  • 2010: Youngmi Kim, soprano
  • 2009: Conor Nelson, flute
  • 2008: Anton Shelepov, violin
  • 2007: Amir Khosrowpour, piano
  • 2006: Lucas Meacham, baritone
  • 2005: Stacey Wilson, alto saxophone
  • 2004: Dmitri Pogorelov, violin
  • 2003: Serhii Morozov, piano
  • 2002: Andrew Garland, baritone
  • 2001: Peter Kolkay, bassoon
  • 2000: Douglas Harvey, cello
  • 1999: Pavel Tovpitch, piano
  • 1998: Scott Piper, tenor
  • 1997: Christina Jennings, flute
  • 1996: Lisa Kim, violin
  • 1995: Anthony Molinaro, piano
  • 1994: Patricia Johnson, soprano
  • 1993: Kristina Belisle, clarinet
  • 1992: Qi Ming, violin
  • 1991: Jeannie Yu, piano
  • 1990: Lee Starr, mezzo-soprano
  • 1989: Todd Palmer, clarinet
  • 1988: Sang Mee Lee, violin
  • 1987: Joseph Holt, piano
  • 1986: Gabrielyn Watson, soprano
  • 1985: Jeffrey Zook, flute
  • 1984: Cheryl House, cello
  • 1983: Deborah Dewey, piano
  • 1982: James McGuire, baritone
  • 1981: Kimberly Aseltine, clarinet
  • 1980: Andres Cardenes, violin
  • 1979: Fredrica Prior Phillips, piano
  • 1978: Julia Ann Miller, soprano
  • 1977: Yvonne Powers, oboe
  • 1976: Rebecca McMullen, violin
  • 1974: (November): Steven Goetz, piano
  • 1974: (February): Lorine Buffington Summers, soprano
  • 1973: Vincent Bryson, flute
  • 1972: none held
  • 1971: Evelyn Elsing, cello