Congratulations to Rebecca Singer, a senior in the Department of Music, who is one of two current Princeton University students to have just been named a Schwarzman Scholar. The...
The winners of this year's Princeton University Orchestra Concerto Competition are:
Leland Ko '20, cello (Ernest Bloch: Schelomo Rhapsodie Hébraïque)
Solène Le Van '18, soprano (Samuel Barber: Knoxville Summer of 1915, Op. 24)
Hana Mundiya '20, violin (Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63)
Henry Peters '20, marimba (Emmanuel Séjourné: Concerto for Marimba and Strings)
"I'm thrilled to be able to play a concerto with the full orchestra. Many people have never heard a marimba concerto before, and I'm excited to be able to show this great piece to so many people." -Henry Peters '20
"I am so excited to play this incredibly colorful piece and one of my favorite violin concertos (and pieces of music); I'm delighted that I have the chance to express myself with the amazing musicians (and also friends) in PUO!" -Hana Mundiya '20
Ko, Le Van, and Mundiya will perform their winning selections with the Princeton University Orchestra in Richardson Auditorium on Friday & Saturday, March 9-10, 2018 at 7:30PM. Peters will perform with the orchestra in a concert in the 2018-19 season.
Congratulations to all who participated!