2017 Quartet Finalists


Finalists:

(in alphabetical order)

 

Boston Based (Brittany Lasch, Victoria Garcia, Robyn Smith, Christopher Bassett)

No school affiliation

 

The Remington Trombone Quartet (Hélio Góes, Daniel Coffman, Tyler Simms, Tanner Jackson)

Eastman School of Music; Larry Zalkind and Mark Kellogg, teachers

 

The Sifik Quartet (Charles Dieterle, Joseph Dubas, James Seymour, Prapat Prateepphleepon)

The Chicago School; Michael Mulcahy and Jay Friedman, teachers

 

First alternate:

The Helmsmen (Matt Tuggle, Hiram Rodriguez, Evan Michael Patrick Lyons, Liam Glendening)

Vanderbilt University; Jeremy Wilson, teacher

 

Second alternate:

Phat Cat Quartet (Stephanie Lebens, Lena Piazza-Leman, Ashley Carter, André Prouty)

Northwestern University; Douglas Wright, teacher

 

Honorable Mention:

Folkwang Trombone Quartet (Judith Duscha YoloJule, Orlando Belo, Martin Simon, Henrik Tissen)

Folkwang University of Arts Essen; Chris Houlding, teacher

 

Judges:

JoDee Davis, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Nicolas Lapierre, Qu4tre à 4

Martin McCain, Texas State University/Minor 4th Trombone Quartet