2017 Marsteller Finalists


Finalists (in alphabetical order):

Tolga Akman

Hochschule für Musik, Theater, und Medien, Hannover; Jonas Bylund, teacher

 

Hillary Simms

Yale University; Scott Hartman, teacher

 

Austin Westjohn

Baylor University; Brent Phillips, teacher

 

First Alternate:

Robert Blumstein

The Juilliard School; Joseph Alessi, teacher

 

Second Alternate:

Joseph Dubas

Civic Orchestra of Chicago; Michael Mulcahy and Jay Friedman, teachers

 

Honorable Mention:

Connor Rowe

Colburn School; Mark Lawrence, teacher

 

Judges:

Mark Davidson, Utah Symphony

Bruce Tychinski, University of Delaware

Jamie Williams, Deutsche Oper Berlin/Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock