Watch the Winning Performances from SHAR's 2013 Quartet Competition

Posted by Joseph Chapman on May 10, 2013 3:25:00 PM

Each year, SHAR holds a string quartet competition for high school students. We get applicants from all over the state of Michigan; typically, these applicants represent up to a dozen high schools and youth orchestras. We divide the quartets into two divisions, depending on the size of their school or orchestra program. It's such a joy each year to hear these talented students play, and this year was no exception. You can watch the winning quartets play below:


Division A Winners: The Slatkin String Quartet (DSO Civic Ensembles)! The Slatkin Quartet members are Yuna Choi, Hunter Kelly, Nao Kubota, Kevin Zaporski; they performed String Quartet in E minor, Op. 44 No. 2 by Mendelssohn. 

 

Division B Winners: The Saline Blue Quartet (Saline High School)! The Saline Blue Quartet members are Joshua Muzzi, Rebekah Muzzi, Melissa Ungkuldee, Cameron Tubbs; they performed String Quartet #7 in F Sharp minor, Op. 108 by Shostakovich.

Topics: Mendelssohn, Shostakovich, String Quartet Competition 2013

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