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Scholarship Concert & Final Round

Sunday, May 15 - 2:30 PM

Twelve first- and second-place winners of Tuesday Musical's 2022 Scholarship Competition will compete again in the Final Round/Winners Concert on Sunday, May 15, 2:30 p.m. at Guzzetta Recital Hall, 157 University Ave. on The University of Akron campus.


New this year, the audience will vote on the winner of the recently endowed John M. Ream Jr. DDS People's Choice Award of $500. Two additional performance scholarships — one for $1,000 and one for $2,000 — will also be awarded. 


The concert and post-concert reception are free and open to the public. Free parking is available in adjacent decks and lots.


The student performers include Suvan Agarwal, classical guitar, Oberlin Conservatory; Natalie Brennecke, viola, Cleveland Institute of Music; Jiarui Cheng, piano, Cleveland Institute of Music; Mariana Jazmin Pascual Flores, clarinet, Cleveland Institute of Music; Jakob Gerritsen, double bass, Cleveland Institute of Music; Peter Loferski, marimba/classical steel drum, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; Alexandra McGuire, flute, Cleveland Institute of Music; Curtis McHenry, tuba, The University of Akron; Rachel Rose, soprano, Cleveland Institute of Music; Stephen Stavnicky, trumpet, Kent State University; Nicholas Tsang, cello, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; and Jingshi Zhao, piano, Cleveland Institute of Music.


The judges are Frank Wiley, emeritus faculty member at Kent State University, and Roger Zahab, faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh. Jamie Wilding, a Tuesday Musical board member and faculty member at The University of Akron School of Music, chairs Tuesday Musical’s Scholarship Committee.


Twenty-one college and university music students from Ohio have already received $33,300 through Tuesday Musical’s 2022 Annual Scholarship Competition, held March 19 in Akron. The 2022 competition drew more than 130 applicants. 


Begun in 1955 and with significantly increased scholarship amounts this year, Tuesday Musical’s annual competition is widely recognized as the best of its kind in Ohio for talented students embarking on careers as music educators and performers. 


Guzzetta Recital Hall at The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325
Event Type


Tuesday Musical Association

Date / Time

Sunday, May 15, 2022
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM


(330) 761-3460
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