Junior cellist Mirra Rasmussen and her fellow Cygnus Quartet members were among The Pittsburgh Concert Society's 2018 Young Artists Auditions winners. Mirra and The Cygnus Quartet will be featured at an April 8th concert at Kresge Recital Hall, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, at 2:00 pm. A "Meet the Artists" reception follows the concert.
For more information about the programs and performers: www.pittsburghconcertsociety.org. Tickets are available at the door: $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, students are FREE. Tickets can also be purchased online at: www.pittsburghconcertsociety.org or by calling 412-279-2970.
Auditions were held on March 3, 2018 at Kresge Recital Hall, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University. They were open to instrumentalists under age 19 and vocalists under 22 living or studying within a 75-mile radius of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Concert Society is pleased to announce that each of the recitalists will perform in a recital in addition to receiving an Anna and Benjamin Perlow Scholarship to help further his/her musical education. The adjudicator was Dr. Mitchell Arnold, Associate Professor and Director of Orchestra Activities at West Virginia University.