March 10, 2017

2nd Annual Concerto Competition on March 23

SSU Orchestra Director Alexander Kahn will host the 2nd Annual Concerto Competition on March 23 at 7:30 pm in Schroeder Hall. Winner(s) will perform in concert with the Sonoma State Symphony Orchestra during the 2017-2018 concert season.

Last year's winners were Megan Rice, saxophone and Zachary Hall, trumpet.

Members of the jury include SSU Orchestra Director Alexander Kahn, David Milnes, director of orchestras at UC-Berkeley and Jim Stopher, director of orchestras at the College of Marin.

The event is free and open to the public. Call (707) 664-2324 for information.



W.A. Mozart – Concerto for No. 2 for Horn in E-flat
Spencer Causey, horn
Marilyn Thompson, piano

Richard Strauss – songs from Acht Gedichte aus “Letzte Blätter,Op. 10 and Vier Lieder, Op. 27, No. 2
Jamelia Brown, soprano
Yvonne Wormer, piano

Felix Mendelssohn – Concertpiece No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 114
Malik-Charles Wade I and Ryan Perry, clarinets
Richard Riccardi, piano

Richard Strauss – Concerto No. 1 for Horn
Jason Whitney, horn
Richard Riccardi, piano

Knudåge Riisager – Concertino for Trumpet and String Orchestra, Op. 29
Daniel Smith, trumpet
Richard Riccardi, piano