Minnesota Varsity Showcase Event

April 27, 2014

St. Paul, Minn. — Meet the Minnesota Varsity Showcase Round artists! These five instrumental and vocal artists will perform on stage at the Fitzgerald Theater on April 27th, and two composition artists will debut their compositions at the same live event, which will be broadcast live across Classical Minnesota Public Radio's radio network at 5 p.m.

Minnesota Varsity Showcase Concert
Sunday, April 27, 5 p.m.
Fitzgerald Theater, 10 E. Exchange St., St. Paul

The 2014 Minnesota Varsity Showcase will include performances by the five Showcase Artists and works by the two Showcase Composers. During the event, audience members and radio listeners (via web) will have the chance to participate in the "Encore Vote," with the winner performing the encore at the concert. Graduate students Can Canbolat, violin; Rosalind Leavell, cello; and Francesca Tortorello, piano — all graduates of the University of Minnesota School of Music — will perform the premieres of the Showcase Composers' pieces.

Tickets: Admission is free and open to the public but a ticket is required. Tickets can be reserved by calling the Fitzgerald Theater Box Office at 651-290-1200.

Showcase Round Artists

Crystal Cheng, Piano

Nora Doyle, Cello

Encore vote winner

Jacob Ingbar, Vocal

Sarrah Bushara, Oboe

Featured Round audience vote winner

Evren Ozel, Piano

Ava Huebner, composition

Riona Ryan, composition

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