- The three semifinalists of the 2016 NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition are Viacheslav Gryaznov, Rachel Cheung and Danilo Mascetti. Congratulations!
- Alternatives are Satu Paavola and Dmitry Ablogin.
- Honorable Mentions awarded to Mengjia Lu and Benedek Horvath.
- NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition is now an official member of the Alink-Argerich Foundation.