Release date: March 16, 2007
Local students win music competition
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KENNESAW, Ga.—Three Kennesaw State University music students were selected as winners in the university’s annual Concerto Competition on March 13. The winners will perform as featured soloists with KSU Orchestra next season.
The 2007 winners are:
(Left to right) Ivana Sri, Jessica Bradfield and Kelly Cato
Jessica Bradfield of Marietta, a vocal student of Eileen Moremen, who performed “Batti, batti” from “Don Giovanni” by Mozart.
Kelly Cato of Kennesaw, a flute student of Rob Cronin and Christina Smith, who performed “Concerto for Flute in G Major, K.313” by Mozart.
Ivana Sri of Powder Springs, a piano student of David Watkins, who performed “Concerto No. 1 in b-flat minor, Op. 23” by Tchaikovsky. Sri also won the 2005 Concerto Competition.
The Concerto Competition was created to give student musicians an opportunity to perform a major work with a large ensemble. A concerto is an orchestral composition featuring one or more solo instruments. Vocalists in the competition generally perform an aria or oratorio.
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A member of the 35-unit University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population approaching 20‚000 from 132 countries. The third largest state university in Georgia‚ Kennesaw State offers more than 60 graduate and undergraduate degrees‚ including a new Doctorate of Education in Leadership.
The KSU College of the Arts is one of only four Georgia institutions to have achieved full national accreditation for all of its arts programs.