Conservatory alumna Alyssa Katahara (MM ’21, BM ’19) won a one-year position as Principal Harp with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra starting Fall 2021.
Bassoonist Joshua Elmore (PSC ’22) won Principal Bassoon of Fort Worth Symphony and will begin in Fall 2021.
Community School pianist Shinaya Shi was awarded First Prize and the Exceptional Young Talent Special Prize in the 2021 International Music Competition “Bonn and Salzburg” Grand Prize Virtuoso.
Bass trombonist Charles Johnson (BM ’23) won the Georgia Trombone Summit Mock Orchestral Audition and the Southeast Trombone Symposium Solo Competition.
Conservatory pianist Lixin Zhang (BM ’24) won second prize at the Gina Bachauer Junior International Competition.
Conservatory oboist Sooyoung Kim (‘MM 22) won second place in the Gillet-Fox International oboe competition.
Community School pianist Brielle Lubin won first place in her category in the Japan Musician’s Association of California.
Conservatory pianist HyeJin Park (PSC ’22) won second prize at the 2021 YMIC International Competition.
Conservatory oboist Ben Brogadir (BM ’18, AD’22) won honorable mention in the Gillet-Fox International oboe competition.
Community School vocalist Callie Chae Pyken won the Great Composers Competition: Rising Talents of Americas, Age Category III.
Trombonist Gracie Potter (BM ’24) won the Concerto Competition at the Aspen Music Festival.
Horn player Jackson Prasifka (BM ’23) won the Concerto Competition at the Brevard Music Festival.
Community School pianist Samina Schulz was recently named a top 10 finalist of the 2021 Susan H. Duehlmeier Piano Award
Conservatory violinist Aubree Oliverson (BM ’20, AD’23) won the Special Prize of Merit (Violin) at the Verbier Academy.
Community School students were regional winners of the Southern California Junior Bach Festival (Piano):
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