Each year, the Knoxville Chorale Society conducts their Young Classical Musicians contest as an encouragement of youthful talent. The winners will perform their entry at the Young Classical Musicians Concert, this Saturday night, March 1, 7:30 p.m., held in the Lecture Hall of the Knoxville Convention Center. The KCS will conclude the evening with a performance of Franz Schubert's Mass in G. Eric Thorson conducts.
This winners in three categories are:
Keyboard: Mayuki Miyashita playing Lizst. Mayuki is from Maryville, and has already won several prestigious awards for her playing at the age of 14. She is a student of Dr. David Northington.
Strings: Mitchell Cloutier, a violinist from Oliver Springs will be playing a movement from a Bach Concerto. He is 14, studies with Edward Pulgar, and plays in the Knoxville Youth Symphony.
Vocal: Hannah Brown, soprano, is a senior at CAK in Knoxville and will be singing two art songs by Quilter and Bononcini. She studies with Cecily Nall.
Tickets available at the door (Lecture Hall of the Knoxville Convention Center) or through KnoxTix: adults $15-students $10