Lasch Earns Second in American Prize

Brittany Lasch has won second in  the American Prize in Instrumental Performance, 2017-18, in professional, college/university and high school divisions.

Lasch was selected from applications reviewed this past fall from all across the United States. The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit, competitions unique in scope and structure, designed to recognize and reward the best performing artists, ensembles and composers in the United States based on submitted recordings. The American Prize was founded in 2009 and is awarded annually in many areas of the performing arts.

Trombonist Brittany Lasch is a winner of Astral Artist’s 2017 National Auditions and has been recently appointed as the new Instructor of Trombone at Bowling Green State University. A graduate of Manhattan School of Music, trombonist Brittany has performed as a soloist with ensembles such as the U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” and the Queens Symphony.Brittany spent two summers in the Verbier Festival Orchestra and has performed with orchestras such as the Rhode Island Philharmonic and the New World Symphony. A native of Park Ridge, Illinois, Brittany earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Boston University and her MM from Yale School of Music. Her principal teachers include Toby Oft, Scott Hartman, and Steve Norrell. Brittany is an Edwards Trombone Performing Artist.

For more information about the other winners, click here.

Photography: Ryan Brandenburg