2018 Fontana Finalists


Finalists (in alphabetical order):

 

Adrian Eldridge

Eastman School of Music; Mark Kellogg, teacher

 

Chris Glassman

Michigan State University; Michael Dease, teacher

 

David Kapral

University of Texas at Austin; Paul Deemer, teacher

 

First Alternate:

Drew Kilpela

Michigan State University; Michael Dease, teacher

 

Second Alternate:

Gregory DeAngelis

Rutgers University; Conrad Herwig

 

Honorable Mention:

Jack Kotze

Manhattan School of Music; Stefon Harris, teacher

 

Judges:

Antonio García, Virginia Commonwealth University

Ben Patterson, The United States Air Force “Airmen of Note”/Ben Patterson Jazz Orchestra

Ilja Reijngoud, trombonist and composer, Codarts, Amsterdam/iljareijngoud.com