Orchestra performance with teenage winners
BRATTLEBORO- Winners of the Windham Orchestra Concerto Competition will perform with the orchestra on Sunday, February 3, at 3 pm, at the Latchis Theatre, 50 Main Street.
Performers include Justin Zhou, cello, performing the first movement of Dvo ák’s “Cello Concerto”; Hannah Caris, on flute, performing Henri Duparc’s “Lénore Symphonic Poem,” after Bürger and Georges Hüe’s “Fantaisie”; and Joseph Wang on viola, presenting Bohuslavu Martin’s “Rhapsody Concert.”
Zhou, 16, is from Hanover, NH, and attends Hanover High School. His music teacher is Emmanuel Feldman, of the New England Conservatory of Music.
Caris, also 16, is from South Hadley, MA, and attends Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School. Her flute teacher is Alison Hale, of Brattleboro, who teaches at Mount Holyoke College. Wang, 16, lives in Shrewsbury, MA. He attends Deerfield Academy and studies with Michael Zaretsky, of the New England Conservatory.
The Windham Orchestra’s annual concerto competition is open to serious instrumental and vocal music students in grades nine through 12. Eligible students must live or attend schools in the Vermont counties of Windsor, Windham, and Bennington; New Hampshire counties of Cheshire, Sullivan, and Grafton; or Massachusetts counties of Berkshire, Franklin and Hampshire. The 2019 competition will be held March 31.
For ticket information call (802) 257-4523 or visit www.bmcvt.org.