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2018 Reading Symphony Orchestra League student audition results

By From Charles Gallagher

Friday, February 16, 2018

Twelve students auditioned Sunday, Feb. 4, for the Reading Symphony Orchestra League Student Scholarship and for a chance to play with the Reading Youth Orchestra.

The winners are:

First Place of $1,000 – Marlin Anthony Thomas, son of Anthony and Sharon Thomas, 12th grade Governor Mifflin High School; Tuba – Played 1st Movement of Tuba Concerto by Edward Gregson; Steve Holgate, teacher.

Second Place of $800 – Mary Fetterman, daughter of Debbie and Ted Fetterman, 12th grade Boyertown Area High School; Soprano – Sang Je Veux Vivre from Romeo & Juliette by Charles Gounod; Tamara Black, teacher

Third Place of $600 – Matilde Heckler, daughter of Deborah and Daniel Heckler, 10th grade Owen J. Roberts High School; Violin – Played Third Concerto in G Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Lulia Li, teacher.

Fourth Place of $400 – Bryn Werley, daughter of Karen and Troy Werley, 11th grade Conrad Weiser High School; Flute – Played 1st Movement of Concerto in D Major by Franz Joseph Haydn; Donnasue Thompson, teacher.