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UMKC Conservatory Announces Winners of Concerto/Aria 2014 Competition

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The UMKC Conservatory is proud to announce the winners of the annual Concerto/Aria competition, 2014.

Richard Jeric, piano
Matthew Siegel, orchestral reduction, Totentanz: Paraphrase on Dies Irae, S. 126 (1849, rev. 1853/1859), Franz Liszt

Mei-Chun Chen, viola
Matthew Siegel, orchestral reduction, Concerto for Viola (1929, rev. 1936/1961) William Walton, I. Andante comodo

John Kelly, alto saxophone
Dan Velicer, orchestral reduction, Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Orchestra (1948, rev. ‘53) Ingolf Dahl, III. Rondo alla Marcia: Allegro brioso

Congratulations to all the competitors and finalists.  The finalists were Michael O'Brien, flute; Kate Sikora, voice; Qizhen Liu, cello; Hui Yao, piano; April Martin, voice; David Dimmit, euphonium.

The Concerto/Aria 2014 Final concert is Friday, April 4, 2014, 7:30 p.m., White Recital Hall

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949
Email: selfdr@umkc.edu