2017 Smith Finalists


Finalists (in alphabetical order):

Michael Cox

New England Conservatory; Toby Oft, teacher

 

Hélio Góes

Eastman School of Music; Larry Zalkind, teacher

 

Ricardo Pedrares

The Juilliard School; Joseph Alessi, teacher

 

First alternate:

Christopher Lindgren

Manhattan School of Music; Per Brevig, teacher

 

Second alternate:

Bruce Haiduk

Boston University; Don Lucas, teacher

 

Honorable Mention:

Lyman McBride

Curtis Institute of Music; Nitzan Haroz and Matt Vaughn, teachers

 

Judges:

Scott Hartman, Yale School of Music

Tim Higgins, San Francisco Symphony/Northwestern University

Gordon Wolfe, Toronto Symphony Orchestra