Frances Walton Competition – Winners’ Concert

When:
Saturday, June 3, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
2017-06-03T19:30:00-07:00
2017-06-03T19:45:00-07:00
Where:
Magnolia Lutheran Church
2414 31st Ave W
Seattle, WA 98199
USA
Cost:
Free

 

2017 FRANCES WALTON COMPETITION FINALISTS AND SCHEDULE

Each artist will perform for 20-minutes. The competition will be followed by a Winners concert at 7:30 p.m.

9:30 a.m.
JONATHAN MORRIS, 25
Piano
Boulder, Colorado
University of Colorado Boulder College of Music, (2016-present): Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance  Guildhall School of Music and Drama: (2014-2016): Master of Music/MPerf in Piano Performance; Degree classification, with Distinction
Guildhall School of Music and Drama, 2010-2014: Bachelor of Music (Honors) in Piano Performance; Degree classification, First Class Honours

9:55 a.m.
CARLOS GARDELS, 29
Piano
South Pasadena, California
Indiana University: Master of Music 2009-2011
Manhattan School of Music: Bachelor of Music 2005-2009

10:20 a.m.
ADAM SEARS, 23
Piano
Missoula, Montana
University of Montana; Undergraduate 2011-2015, Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance
University of Montana; Graduate 2015 to present, completing a Master of Music in Piano Performance

10:45 a.m.
ANDREI ANDREEV, 30
Piano
Eugene, Oregon
Saratov State Conservatory 2007-2013 Master of Music in Piano Performance.
University of Oregon 2015 – current. Second Master of Music in Piano Performance.

11:10 a.m.
XIAO CHEN, 28
Piano
Los Angeles, California
University of California, Los Angeles: 2014–2017 (expected) • Doctor of Musical Arts, Piano Performance
The Juilliard School, 2012–2014: Master of Music, Piano Performance
Bard College/Bard Conservatory of Music, 2007-2012: Bachelor of Music, Piano Performance
Bard Conservatory of Music: Bachelor of Arts, Language and Literature
Bard College Middle School, Attached to Beijing Central Conservatory Music School, 2001-2007

11:35
XENIA DEVIATKINA-LOH, 26
Violin
Burwood, New South Wales, Australia; Los Angeles, California
UCLA, 2015-2017: Master of Music
Royal Academy of Music, London, 2013-2015: Master of Arts
Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney, 2009-2012

12:40 p.m.
YOUNA CHOI, 24
Cello
Seoul, Korea; Los Angeles, California
Colburn Conservatory: 2016 Artist Diploma
Curtis Institute of Music: 2011 Bachelor of Music

1:05 p.m.
NATHAN WHITTAKER, 35
Cello
Seattle, Washington
Indiana University: Bachelor of Music
Indiana University: Master of Music
University of Washington: Doctor of Musical Arts

1:30 p.m.
BYUN BOKYUNG, 22
Guitar
Los Angeles, California
The Juilliard School, 2011-2015: Bachelor of Music
The Juilliard School, 2015-2016: Master of Music
University of Southern California, 2016-2019: Doctor of Musical Arts

1:55 p.m.
HANNAH LEFFLER, 29
Flute
Denton, Texas
Oklahoma City University, 2005-2009: Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance
University of Northern Iowa, 2009-2011: Master of Music in Flute Performance
University of North Texas: Doctorate of Musical Arts in Flute Performance, 2014-present (In Progress)
2:20 p.m.
YASMINA SPIEGELBERG, 28
Clarinet
Bavois, Vaud, Switzerland; Los Angeles, California
USC Thornton School of Music (CA), 2015-2017: Graduate Certificate in Performance of Music. 2017-2019 Artist Diploma
Norwegian State Academy of Music (Oslo, NO), 2013-2016: Master of Music
Conservatorium van Amsterdam (Netherlands), 2010- 2013: Bachelor of Music
Academy of Music of Lausanne (Switzerland), 2007- 2010: Bachelor of Arts in Music.

2:55 p.m.
ROBERT WAKELEY, 27
Flute
Kenmore, Washington
University of Minnesota, 2016-present: Doctor of Musical Arts – Flute Performance (in progress)
University of Oregon, 2014-2016: Master of Music – Flute Performance
Carleton College, 2008-2012: Bachelor of Arts – Music

3:20 p.m.
Soren Hamm, 27
Saxophone
Tacoma, Washington; Bowling Green, Ohio
Bowling Green State University, 2016-2018: Master of Music Saxophone Performance
Western Washington University, 2013-2015: post-baccalaureate study in music education
University of Oregon, 2008-2012: Bachelor of Music Saxophone Performance

3:45 p.m.
ALYSSA WILLS, 27
Soprano
Westminster, California
University of Southern California, 2015-2016: Graduate Certificate Candidate
University of Southern California, 2013-2015: Master of Music Vocal Arts
California State University Long Beach, 2009-2012: Bachelor of Music Vocal Performance

4:10 P.M.
Rachelle Moss, 27
Alto
Gig Harbor, Washington
University of North Texas, 2012-2014: Master of Music Vocal Pedagogy and Performance
University of North Texas, 2009-2012: Bachelor of Music, Music History and Lit./ German minor