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Young Artist Competition Winners and Live Broadcast

Winners Announced!

2012 Classical 90.5 / PNC Wealth Management Young Artist Competition

 Live Broadcast of Winners’ Recital on November 28 at noon

The 2012 Classical 90.5 / PNC Wealth Management Young Artist Competition was held on November 3 at Louisville Public Media. First prize was awarded to 15-year-old violinist Hyo Kwon (Ted) Kang for his performance of Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1.

The annual competition, sponsored by PNC Wealth Management, is open to young musicians, ages 8-18, performing as soloists or in ensembles.

Classical 90.5-FM will showcase the winners in a live radio broadcast during Lunchtime Classics, Wednesday, November 28, at noon. The Winners’ Recital will take place in the performance studio of Louisville Public Media (619 S. Fourth Street). It is free and open to the public on a first-come basis. Because this is a live broadcast, the audience is asked to be seated by 11:45 a.m.

Congratulations to:

1st Place: Hyo Kwon (Ted) Kang, violin
2nd Place (shared by): Christopher Zhou, clarinet; Neil Rao, marimba

Honorable Mention with Distinction: Joshua Steinbach, countertenor

Honorable Mentions:

Leah Anderson, violin
Misaki Hall, violin
Calvin Alexander Ramirez, soprano

For more information, please visit www.wuol.org or contact Alan Brandt at (502) 814-6500 or abrandt@wuol.org.

Classical 90.5 is a public radio service that broadcasts music and cultural programming 24/7. It offers free weekly recitals in the performance studio at 619 S. Fourth St. The station nurtures youth through the Young Artist Competition and Instrumental Partners, a program that places instruments in the hands of deserving youth in our public schools. Both youth programs receive support from PNC Wealth Management. Classical 90.5 is part of the locally owned and operated not-for-profit Louisville Public Media