The Williams College Department of Music is delighted to announce the results of the Berkshire Symphony Student Soloist Competition for 2022!
Hanbin Koo ’22, flute
Dalton Yu ’22, collaborating pianist
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Flute Concerto No.2 in D Major, K.314, Allegro aperto
Izaki Metropoulos ’22, tenor
Jesse Cohen-Greenberg ‘24 collaborating pianist
Gaetano Donizetti (1797 – 1848) Una Furtiva Lagrima
Leah Rosenman ’24, mezzo-soprano
Robin Wang ‘24, collaborating pianist
Henry Purcell (1659 – 1695) Thy hand Belinda/When I am laid in earth
Sara Stebbins ’24, soprano
Jesse Cohen-Greenberg ‘24, collaborating pianist
Igor Stravinsky (1882 – 1971) “No Word from Tom,” from The Rake’s Progress
The competition was hosted by Ronald Feldman, conductor of the Berkshire Symphony, and judged by a panel of guest musicians:
Joel Pitchon, John Perkel, Amanda Boyd
Mr. Feldman and Professor W. Anthony Sheppard also extend thanks to the collaborative pianists:
Paige Busse ’24, Jesse Cohen-Greenberg ’24, Bob Logan, Jianing Ren ’23, Robin Wang ’24, Dalton Yu ’22
A special thanks also to Edwin Lawrence for his administrative support. The competition would not be possible without the great dedication of our instrumental teachers, who mentor and support our performers. Thanks also to Jeffrey Miller, Stage and Orchestra Manager, and the concert team for making sure that the competition and recital ran smoothly.
The student musicians have been selected for the honor of performing their pieces along with the Berkshire Symphony on Friday April 29, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. in Chapin Hall on the Williams College campus.
We also want to thank all of the performers (in performance order):
Anna Leedy ’22, soprano; Paige Busse ’24, piano
Chen Chen Huang ’23, flute; Jianing Ren ’23, piano
Maya I. Huffman ’22, soprano; Jesse Cohen-Greenberg ’24, piano
Olivia Graceffa ’22, soprano; Jesse Cohen-Greenberg ’24, piano
Edmond Laird-Raylor ’24, baritone; Jesse Cohen-Greenberg ’24, piano
Annika Harrington ’23, flute; Bob Logan, piano
Minjun Kim ’22, clarinet; Bob Logan, piano
Rebecca Kuo ’22, soprano; Jesse Cohen-Greenberg ’24, piano
Jihoon Kim ’22, piano; Bob Logan, piano
Want to see a list of all of our past student soloists with the Berkshire Symphony?
Link to soloists