The PCS 2013 Young Artists auditions were held on Saturday, January 5, adjudicated by Dr. Adrian Daly, Dean of the Conservatory at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Dr. Daly selected the following winners listed in alphabetical order:
Hannah Breslau, 16, piano, a student of Hanna Li, attends the Pittsburgh Obama Academy
Songela Chen, 15, piano, a student of Hanna Li, attends North Allegheny High School
Ariana Chiu, 12, piano, a student Natasha Snitkovsky, attends Upper St Clair Middle School
Zhaoliang Albert Du, 16, piano, a student of Hanna Li, attends Mount Lebanon High School
Rishi Mirchandani, 16, piano, a student of Luz Manriquez, attends Fox Chapel High School
Justin Morrison, 20, baritone, a student of Guenko Guechev, attends Duquesne University
Rebecca Pfingstl, 16, harp, a student of Marissa Knaub, home schooled
Cody Piper, 17, piano, a student of Natalie Phillips, attends North Allegheny High School
Jessica Snyder, 21, soprano, a student of Kelly Lynch, recent graduate of Chatham University
Sisi Tang, 16, piano, a student of Natasha Snitkovsky, attends North Allegheny High School
Each winner will be presented in the March 3 or 17 Young Artists concert and will receive a $500.00 scholarship.
Further information regarding the winners and the concerts wil be posted on this Web site as soon as programming is finalized
Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all those who auditioned.