Young Artists Competition Winners Announced

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The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra and co-presenter, Seton Hill University announce that the Tribune Review 2017 Young Artists Competition Winners’ Recital took place on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Seton Hill University’s Performing Arts Center in downtown Greensburg.

On Sunday, February 5, twenty-one finalists competed for cash prizes and a chance to perform on the Winners’ Recital.

Congratulations to the featured recital winners:

Level I – up to Grade 9

Instrumental
1st place – Amber Li – flute (Franklin Regional MS, teacher – Dan Parasky)
2nd place – Juliana Matteo – harp (Harrison Park Elem., teachers – Sara Magill & Gretchen Van Hoesen)
Honorable Mention – Emma Jones – flute (Hempfield Area HS, teacher – Michele Boulet)
Brian Lee – violin (Penn Trafford MS, teacher – Jeff Irwin)

Piano
1st place – Owen Johnson (Greensburg Salem MS, teacher – Marianne Lewis)
2nd place – Max Wang (Franklin Regional MS, teacher Tatyana Gelman)
Honorable Mention – Hannah Yan (Franklin Regional MS, teacher Tatyana Gelman)

Voice
2nd place – Lavanya Anantharaman (Franklin Regional MS, teacher Gail Noullet)

Level II – Grades 10-12

Instrumental
1st place – Rebecca Scimio – flute (Franklin Regional HS, teacher – Dan Parasky)
2nd place – Colton Dietz – trombone (Norwin SHS, teacher – Kevin McManus)
3rd place – Lydia Hull – violin (Derry Area homeschooler, teacher – Doug Bevan)
Honorable Mention – Do Hyun Lee – violin (Penn Trafford HS, teacher – Jeff Irwin)
Andrew Chung – violin (Greensburg Salem HS, teacher – Hong-Guang Jia)

Piano
1st place – Mitchell Taylor (Hempfield Area HS, teacher – Edward Kuhn, Jr.)
2nd place – Lily Wang (Franklin Regional HS, teacher – Tatyana Gelman)
3rd place – Joel Montgomery (Pittsburgh homeschooler, teacher – Jacqueline Herbein)
Honorable Mention – Carol Chen (Greensburg Central Catholic HS, teacher – Edward Kuhn, Jr.)

Vocal
Honorable Mention – Mollie Landman (Mt. Pleasant HS, teacher – Merle Stutzman)
Megan Swift (Franklin Regional HS, teacher – Amy McDaniel)

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