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Friends of Music Concerto & Aria Competition

Tuesday, November 7, 2023 | 3:50 PM

E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall
560 Trinity Ave, St. Louis, Missouri 63130

The Friends of Music Concerto & Aria Competition is open to students of Washington University in St. Louis.  The winner will perform with the Washington University Symphony Orchestra in the 21-22 season and will receive a Friends of Music $500 merit award. 

Thomas Jöstlein, associate principal horn, SLSO
Marta Simidtchieva, Professor of Cello, SIUE
Jacob Lassetter, Professor of Voice, Director of Opera Studio, Webster University
Susan Gilbert, Friends of Music Council

(4:00 p.m.) Mia Phutrakul, oboe - Marcello Concerto in C minor,  Mvt. 1
(4:10 p.m. MacKenzie Larkin, viola - Forsyth Viola Concerto in G minor, Mvt. 1
(4:20 p.m.) Sindy Ivaturi, soprano - Mozart "Durch Zärtlichkeit und Schmeicheln" and Handel "Bel Piacere"
(4:30 p.m.) Jorge Modolell, piano - Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
(4:50 p.m.) Cynthia Yan, flute - Mozart Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major, Mvt. 1
(5:00 p.m.) Jeremy Lin, cello - Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 107
(5:10 p.m.) Meredith Levin, violin - Vivaldi "Winter" 
(5:20 p.m.) Thomas McGrath, french horn - Mozart Horn Concerto No. 2, Mvt 1
(5:30 p.m.) Lillie Kang, flute - Sarasate Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op.20
(5:40 p.m.) Ceresa Munjak-Khoury - Mozart Concerto No. 3, Mvt. 1
(5:50 p.m.) Jenise Sheppard, mezzo soprano - Gershwin "Summertime"

Sponsored by Friends of Music.

Please note that for all in-person events, attendees must adhere to Washington University’s public health requirements, including the latest events and meetings protocol. Guests will be required to show a successful self-screening result and wear a mask at all times.

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