Concerto Competition Finals
The University Symphony Orchestra, directed by Maestro Wes Kenney, hosts the 2015-2016 Concerto Competition Finals featuring CSU’s finest soloists. This year’s ‘star search’ finalists are: Landon Adams and Ben Justis, percussion, performing Avner Dorman’s Spices, Perfumes, Toxins! (Spices); Paola Zamario, violin, performing Aram Khachaturian’s Concerto for Violin (Mvt. 1); and Rachelle Crowell, flute, performing Christopher Rouse’s Flute Concerto. These soloists, chosen through audition for the annual highly competitive competition, compete for monetary awards. In addition to the solo showcase pieces, the orchestra performs George Gershwin’s Catfish Row.