Left to right: Julia Kuzmina, Andreia Lucaciu, Eleanor Rasmussen, Suyi Zheng

This week, Boyer music students competed in the semifinal and final rounds of the 42nd annual student soloist competition. The adjudicating panel, comprised of Boyer's instrumental and vocal faculty, selected four winners who will perform their winning repertoire with the Temple University Symphony Orchestra on April 25 at the Temple Performing Arts Center.

  • Julia Kuzmina (MM in Violin Performance), student of Laura H. Carnell Professor Eduard Schmieder: CHAUSSON Poème, Op. 25
  • Andreia Lucaciu (MM in Voice Performance), student of Associate Professor Christine Anderson: MASSENET "Air des lettres" from Werther
  • Eleanor Rasmussen (MM in Oboe Performance), student of Adjunct Professor Jonathan Blumenfeld: PASCULLI Concerto sopra motivi dell'opera 'La favorita' di Donizetti
  • Suyi Zheng (MM in Piano Pedagogy and Performance), student of Professor Charles Abramovic: KAPUSTIN Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 14

Congratulations to this year's winners and to all of the musicians who auditioned!