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OMTA Southwest District Auditions

Friday and Saturday, April 28-29, 2017

Frank Huang, Chair


Long Recital Hall

Xavier University

Department of Music, Edgecliff Hall

3800 Victory Parkway

Cincinnati, OH 45207


Buckeye Auditions Results
The Buckeye Auditions is OhioMTA’s premier competition for our most outstanding students. Each of Ohio’s eight districts holds a preliminary competition in the spring, culminating with a state level competition in June.
The winner of each district is required to compete in the state level.

Winners are listed below. Congratulation

Senior Piano
Winner: Jack Li (teacher: Luba Federov)
Alternate: Calvin Huang (teacher: Inna Terekhov)
Honorable Mention: Natasha Saputra (teacher: Takako Frautschi)

Junior Piano
Winner: Aram Kamath (teacher: Richard van Dyke)
Alternate: Jenny Hu (teacher: Benita Tse-Leung/Jackson Leung)

Elementary Piano
Winner: Vivian Chang (teacher: Luba Federov)
Alternate: Jonathan Luo (teacher: Benita Tse-Leung)
Honorable Mention: Makayla Ma (teacher: Sheila Vail)

Junior Strings
Winner: Maxwell Fairman (violin; teacher: Marion Peraza de Webb)
Alternate: Daniel Dorsey (cello; teacher: Sarah Kim)
Honorable Mentions: Olivia C. Fehrenbach (violin; Marion Peraza de Webb)
 Rachel Volk (cello; Alice O'Neil)
Loxea Hipsky (violin; Marion Peraza de Webb)

Senior Strings
No winner or alternate selected

Sonya Szabo-Reynolds
Diana Belland
Siok Lian Tan
Mary Harris

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