If you weren't in Phillips Hall on the afternoon of March 5, 2017, you missed a great show! Eight of our talented and dedicated musicians, together with their accompanists, performed a wonderful selection of concertos for a very appreciative audience. Each finalist is to be congratulated for their preparation for and performance at this year's Concerto Competition!
The 2017 Concerto Competition Finalists
Back row (L-R): Victoria Couture, Eva Kuohujoki, Shilpa Maddikunta, Ben Drucker
Front row (L-R): Raina Simonsen, Charlotte Lohmann, Makayla Moen, Katherine Seeger
Thank you to judges Dr. Molly Gebrian, Mr. Joe Puccio, and Mr. Jason Soules for their time and careful deliberation.
And the winners are....
First place: Raina Simonsen Second place: Katherine SEeger
Third Place (tie): Charlotte Lohmann & Eva Kuohujoki
Raina will perform her concerto, Cello Concerto No.1 by Dmitri Shostakovich, accompanied by the youth symphony in our final concert of this season on May 14, 2017, at 3:00 pm.