Concerto Competition

Date: March 22, 2019 6:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

CWRU students compete in recital format for an opportunity to perform as a soloist with Symphony Orchestra or Symphonic Winds the following academic year. Up to 3-5 winners will be selected.

Judges: Mr. Eric Charnofsky, Mr. David Ellis, Dr. Kathleen Horvath, and Dr. Ryan Scherber

Accompanists: Anne Wilson, piano and Alicja Bansinska, piano (unless noted)

Performers (instructors):

  • Jessica Kwok, violin (Eugenia Poustyreva) | Natsumi Shibagaki, piano
  • Morgan Fox, double bass (Kathleen Horvath)
  • Isabel McLeod, harp (Jody Guinn)
  • Emma Markowitz, soprano Joan Ellison)
  • Zoe Perrier, bassoon (Mark DeMio)
  • Jon O’Brien, saxophone (Greg Banaszak)
  • Aditya Mahesh, saxophone (Greg Banaszak)
  • Ryan Buechele, trumpet (Loren Toplitz)
  • Nicholas Pogharian, trombone (Paul Ferguson)
  • Joshua Adams, bass trombone (Paul Ferguson)
  • Kentaro Umemori, clarinet (Daniel Gilbert)
  • Alexander Lenhart, trumpet (Loren Toplitz)
  • Sam Chaffee, piano (Sean Schulze)
  • Benjamin Cheung, piano (Gerardo Teissonnière)
  • Nicholas Chu, piano (Gerardo Teissonnière)
  • Hudson Hu, piano (Gerardo Teissonnière)
  • Brian Liu, piano (Gerardo Teissonnière)
  • Evelyn Bravo, violin (Stephen Sims)
  • Benjamin Crosby, cello (Bryan Dumm)
  • Muayad Shahin, violin (Stephen Sims)
  • Timothy Orlando, violin (Carol Ruzicka)
  • Diane Jo, violin (Carol Ruzicka)

Free and open to the public. Paid parking available in the Ford Avenue garage, Severance Hall garage or at the meters along Bellflower Road and East Blvd.

Harkness Chapel (directions)