January 8, 2020 - Congratulations to the 2020 Concerto Aria winners



Selected to perform with the Symphony Orchestra on THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2020

In concert order

Jonah Guse, piano

Grieg: Piano Concerto, Mvt 3

Mr. Guse will also perform at Fine Arts Week Orchestra Concert.

Ellen Zhou, violin

Tchaikovsky:Violin Concerto, Mvt 1

Ms. Zhou will also play at the EKKM14 on March 12, 2020.

Selected as featured performers on a Music Department Fine Arts Week Honors Recital during Showcase Performances

Freshmen/Sophomore Advisory Ethan Ewer, violin: Mozart Violin Concert No.4, Mvt 1

Julia Zhang, violin: Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto, Mvt 1

Kaitlyn McIntosh, violin: Bruch Violin Concerto, Mvt 1

Junior/Senior Advisory Michael Chiaverini, baritone: Handel “How Willing” from Samson

Amanda Roesch, alto sax: Glazunov Saxophone Concerto (cuts as performed)

Mia Chapman, violin: Mendelssohn Concerto, Mvt 3

Please congratulate all of our Auditioners

Erin Caldwell Mia Chapman

Michael Chiaverini

Janice Chung

Abigail Evans

Ethan Ewer Flynn Ewer

Mena Garber

Henry Gruett

Mateo Guiao

Jonah Guse

Thomas Hsu

Clara Landucci

Sai Mallannagari

Kaitlyn McIntosh

Amanda Roesch

Grace Rosholt

Daria Rudykh

Julian Westerlund

Julia Zhang

Ellen Zhou

Thanks also go to our judges for the evening, Eric Miller (Orchestra Teacher at Madison West High School), Erica Ruppert (WSMA Program Director), and Aaron Baldauf (Music Teacher at Glacier Creek Middle School).

Without question, it is wonderful to hear an evening filled with so many excellent performances by students here at MHS. All of the participants in this year’s competition are to be commended for their dedication and hard work—every one of them should be proud of his or her accomplishments. The judges commented on the great number of excellent performances. It was mentioned that most schools would be pleased to have merely a fraction of the musicians who appeared last night at our auditions. Middleton High School and your community are honored to have you here. The MHS Music Department extends our congratulations to all performers—you are all winners!

- Mr. Steve Kurr

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