PCS 2009 Majors Auditions

April 18, 2009

The PCS 2009 Majors Auditions were held on April 17 and 18. The adjudicator was Robert Fitzpatrick, dean of the Curtis Institute. There were fifty-two candidates of whom ten were on the waiting list. Dean Fitzpatrick chose the following winners listed in alphabetical order:

Jonathan Beyer, baritone
Lara Lynn Cottrill, soprano
Gerald Lee, piano
Danielle Pastin, soprano
Elizabeth Stern, flute
Kathryn Thomas Umble, flute

Each winner will receive a Benswanger honorarium in the amount of $1000 and will be presented in formal concert in the fall of 09. More detailed information will be posted as soon as programs are finalized. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all those who applied.