Local students win right to perform with orchestra

At the 2005 Concerto Competition‚ two Kennesaw State University students were selected to…

Georgia (May 2, 2005) — Local students win right to perform with orchestra

Cheryl Brown

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Contact: Cheryl Anderson Brown‚ 770−499−3417 or cbrown@kennesaw.edu

At the 2005 Concerto Competition‚ two Kennesaw State University students were selected to perform as featured soloists with the Kennesaw State University Orchestra on November 14‚ 2005.

The 2005 winners are pianist Ivana Sri of Powder Springs and trumpeter Hyunhak “Sam” Yim of Ellijay.

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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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population exceeding 18‚000 from 132 countries. The third largest state university out of 34 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.


 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

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