The 2016 Major auditions were held on April 15 and 16. The adjudicator was Fred Bronstein, Dean of the Peabody Institute.  Dean Bronstein selected the following winners:


Jessica Victoria Bachicha, soprano

Matthew Watkins, flute

Dana Schneider, harp

Delphi Duo:
       Zoe Sorrell, flute
       Ching Wei Lin, harp

Vocal duo:
       William Andrews, tenor
       Katie Manukyan, soprano

Beo string quartet:
        Jason Neukom, violin
        Sandro Leal-Santiesteban, violin
        Ryan Ash, cello
        Sean Neukom, viola

Each of the winners will receive an honorarium from the Benjamin and Eleanor Benswamger Memorial Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation and will be featured in one of three fall concerts. Further information about the artists and their recitals will be posted on this site as soon as scheduling is finalized.

Congratulations to the winners and sincere thanks to all those who participated in these auditions.

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