Scholarship Winners and Coaching Students to Perform in April

Winners of 2012 Shining Stars Scholarships and participants in the 2012 Masterworks Chamber Coaching to present recitals in April.
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Waukesha - Wisconsin - US

March 13, 2012 - PRLog -- Waukesha, WI - On March 8th, The Wisconsin Philharmonic held its annual Shining Stars Competition, where 49 middle school and high school students representing 18 Waukesha County schools competed for one of 11 scholarships to be used toward their music education.  With musicians from The Wisconsin Philharmonic judging each participant, students received audition experience similar to what they may expect when auditioning for schools and jobs in the future. Congratulations to the 2012 scholarship winners:

The Anthony W. Bryant Scholarship:
   Aidah Kaetterhenry, Flute – Falls Baptist Academy, Grade 12.
Dorothy Goff Frisch Scholarships:
   Viktor Brusubardis, Cello – Dousman, WI, Grade 10
   Sabrina Zhong, Violin – Wisconsin Hills Middle School, Grade 6
Anita Ransome-Kuchler Scholarships:
   Samuel Femal, Violin – Waukesha West High School, Grade 11
   Julia Simpson, Violin – Silver Lake Intermediate School, Grade 8
Marge Rickert Scholarships:
   Saloni Rao, Clarinet – Wisconsin Hills Middle School, Grade 8
   Evelyn Kraklow, Oboe – St. Joseph Middle School, Grade 7
The Wisconsin Philharmonic Scholarships:
   Rachel Krawiec, Viola – Falls Baptist Academy, Grade 12
   Alex Zhu, Violin – Brookfield Academy, Grade 7
   Arianna Brusubardis, Dousman, WI, Grade 6

The 2012 scholarship winners will give a recital at Carroll University's Shattuck Music Center on Tuesday, April 17th at 7:00 pm. Admission is $10. Tickets can be purchased by calling The Wisconsin Philharmonic (262-547-1858).

Later that week, The Wisconsin Philharmonic will host its annual Masterworks String Ensemble Festival. The festival, featuring Waukesha County’s finest student string ensembles will take place at 10:00 am on Friday, April 20th at Oconomowoc High School. Students from Arrowhead, Kettle Moraine, Mukwonago, New Berlin Eisenhower, Oconomowoc, Waukesha North, Waukesha South, and Waukesha West High Schools will be featured. Admission is free.

The Shining Stars Scholarships and Masterworks Chamber Coaching are examples of The Philharmonic’s steadfast commitment to providing programs that serve the entire community and provide opportunities to help students achieve success and enrichment through classical music. For more information about The Wisconsin Philharmonic’s Education Programs, please visit our website at

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The Wisconsin Philharmonic has dedicated over 60 years to bringing exceptional symphonic music and cultural experiences to Waukesha County and surrounding communities. As one of the most seasoned and successful orchestras in southeast Wisconsin, the organization presents five to six subscription concerts annually at various Waukesha County locations, including: Carroll University, the Oconomowoc Arts Center, and the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts. The Wisconsin Philharmonic, along with the Friends of Note, also facilitates educational opportunities and scholarship programs for students throughout the area.
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