The Utah Symphony has selected soloists to perform during its 55th annual Salute to Youth concert.

The program is designed to showcase the talent of several young musicians and is a tradition that dates back to the tenure of the symphony's well-known Maestro Maurice Abravanel, according to the organization's website.

This year's finalists, ranging in age from 13 to 17, are Shenae Anderson, violin, Draper; Sanne Christensen, piano, Park City; Karen Ferry, violin, Corinne; Michael Marsden, marimba, Kaysville; Caroline Richards, harp, Pleasant Grove; and Rebecca Epperson, viola, Layton; and Maggie Ivory, violin, Holladay, who will perform as an ensemble.

The soloists will perform with the symphony on Sept. 30, 7 p.m., at Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple. Tickets range from $6 to $18 and are available online at, by phone at 801-355-2787 or in person at the Abravanel Hall ticket office.