November 9, 2011

Twenty-first annual Concerto Competition at School of Music

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School of Music students from three divisions — piano, strings, and orchestral instruments — will perform for outside judges in the 21st annual Concerto Competition, at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in Meany Hall.

The judges for this years competition are Susan Gulkis-Assadi, principal violist for the Seattle Symphony Orchestra; Zachary Lyman, professor of trumpet and music theory at Pacific Lutheran University; and Willard Schultz, chair of piano at Academy of Music Northwest.

The finalists are Maria-Alise Agrawal, flute; Megan Bledsoe, harp (Concerto for Flute and Harp, Mozart); MeeAe Hong, violin (Violin Concerto #1 in G minor, Max Bruch); Ting-Yao “Grace” Huang, piano (Piano Concerto #2 in C Minor, Serge Rachmaninoff); Britanee Hwee, piano (Concerto in D Minor, Felix Mendelssohn); Colleen McElroy, flute (Ballade, Frank Martin); Elizabeth Yao, piano (Piano Concerto in A Minor, Edvard Grieg); and Monica Yoon, piano (Piano Concerto #4, Op. 44, Camille Saint-Saëns).

The winners will perform with the UW Symphony at the groups February 23 concert.

Tickets are $15 ($10 students/seniors). Call the UW Arts Ticket Office at 206-543-4880 or visit the School of Music online.