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Concerto Competition Winners to Perform in Sunday Concert

April 5, 2005

Concerto Winners 2005.jpgApril 5, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - The winners of the Annual DePauw School of Music Concerto Competition will be performing with director Orcenith Smith and the DePauw University Orchestra on Sunday, April 10, at 3 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium of DePauw's Performing Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public.

Chosen from 26 contestants in the February competition, the seven winners -- all DePauw students -- were selected after passing through preliminary and final rounds. Faculty from the DePauw School of Music were used to judge the first round of competition. Faculty judges from outside DePauw were brought in for the finals.

The winners are:

  • Linden Christ, soprano
  • Sarah Fox, soprano
  • Aleks Gylys, xylophone
  • Brett Imamura, piano
  • Sarah Masterson, piano
  • Matt Rosensteele, percussion
  • Taraneh Wilkinson, soprano

Three of the soloists are from Indiana, two from Illinois, with one each from Kentucky and Hawaii. Matt Rosensteele is a winner for a second year.

Music on the concert will include: “Una voce poco fa” fromperforming arts center pac.jpg the opera The Barber of Seville, Totentanz for Piano and Orchestra by Franz Liszt, “O Luce di quest’ anima” from the opera Linda di Chamounix by Gaetano Donizetti, “Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints” for Xylophone and orchestra by Alan Hovhaness, “Ah! Où va la jeune Indoue” from the opera Lakmé by Leo Delibes, Percussion Concerto by David Ott, and Piano Concerto No. 1 by Tchaikovsky.

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