Illinois State University Contemporary Music Competition for Young Performers
Congratulations to bass trombonist David Gerber of Peoria, IL, on winning the Contemporary Music Competition for Young Performers! David will perform the first movement of Eric Ewazen's Bass Trombone Concerto on Thursday, March 22nd, at 8 pm, in Kemp Recital Hall. Violinist Sofiya Kyrylyuk received an Honorable Mention. Thank you to all of you who participated, the judges were pleased and impressed with your performances. This year, the judging panel included Professors John Koch (Voice), Paul Nolen (Saxophone), Joshua Russell (Piano), and Carl Schimmel (Music Theory/Composition). To access the complete rules and guidelines of this year's Competition, click here.