The 2014 PCS Young Artists Auditions were held on January 4 at the Kresge Theater, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University. The Adjudicator was Peter Landgren, Dean, the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. Dean Landgren chose the following winners listed in alphabetical order:
Jonah Berger, piano, Taylor Alderdice High School, a student of Natasha Snitkovsky.
Isaac Che, piano, home schooled, a student of Marina Lupinacci.
Joseph Daval, guitar, Quaker Valley High School, a student of Stephen Aron.
Caroline Fedor, piano, North Allegheny Intermediate High School, a student of Marina Lupinacci.
Joel Goodloe, baritone, Carnegie Mellon University, a student of Mildred Miller Posvar.
Rebecca Lee, piano, North Allegheny Intermediate High School, a student of Anne Lin.
Katie Liu, piano, David E. Williams Middle School, Montour School District, a student of Natasha Snitkovsky.
Suvir Mirchandani, piano, Fox Chapel Area High School, a student of Luz Manriquez.
Stephanie Petinaux, piano, St. Killian School, Cranberry, a student of Marina Lupinacci.
Hannah Piston, harp, Hickory High School, a student of Gretchen van Hoesen.
More detailed news about the winners and their March 2014 recitals will be available on the PCS Web site once scheduling of the March recitals are finalized.
Congratulations to the winners and sincere thanks to all those who auditioned.