Astral Artists and Concert Artists Guild have each announced the winners of their 2021 competitions for emerging musicians, which were conducted virtually this year. Astral Artists’ 2021 national auditions were open to voice, strings, small chamber ensembles, piano, woodwinds, and brass candidates. The seven Astral Artists winners are: string duo ARKAI, clarinetist Amer Hasan, pianist Hilda Huang, soprano Helen Zhibing Huang, saxophonist Valentin Kovalev, violinist Julian Rhee, and guitarist Hao Yang. Astral’s artistic director is composer Dan Visconti; Lourdes Starr-Demers is executive director. The artists will be showcased in performance at the 2021 Astral National Auditions Winners Concert, October 20 at Stotesbury Mansion in Philadelphia. The grand-prize winners of Concert Artists Guild’s 2021 Virtual Competition are Balourdet String Quartet, Chromic Duo (toy piano electric duo), pianist Ariel Lanyi, and violinist Charlotte Saluste-Bridoux. Each winner will receive American and European international management with New York-based CAG and U.K.-based Young Classical Artists Trust; performances at Merkin Concert Hall in New York City and Wigmore Hall in London; and will participate in CAG’s new leadership development program. Pianist Evren Ozel and flutist Adam Sadberry each won CAG Ambassador Prizes, which include North American management with CAG; New York debut performances; and participation in CAG’s leadership development program.