Young Artists Awards

April 16, 2008

Congratulations to the winners of the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra’s Young Artists’ Concerto Competition. All four winners played their concerto competition piece at Barnstable High School last Sunday afternoon.

Sam Ericsson, cello, $1,000. Sam, the son of Bo Ericsson and Elizabeth Schultze, lives in Orleans, where he is a senior at Nauset Regional High School in East Orleans. He studies cello with Savely Schuster in Falmouth. Sam performed Davidoff’s Concerto for Cello No. 2 in A Minor.

Caroline Scharr, oboe, $750. Caroline is the daughter of George and Susan Scharr of Falmouth. A 2007 graduate of Falmouth High School, she is now a freshman at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She performed Haydn’s Oboe Concerto in C Major.

Sam Dunham, violin, $500. Sam is the son of Wendy Rolfe and Benjamin Dunham. He lives in Marion and attends Falmouth Academy, where he is a sophomore. He played Saint-Säens’ Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor.

Christina Huynh, clarinet $500. Christina is the daughter of Tina and Dan O’Brien of Falmouth. She is a junior at Falmouth High School. Her contest piece was Stamitz’s Clarinet Concerto No. 3 in B flat Major.

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