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Winners of the 2006 Musical Club of Hartford Scholarship Competition

piano - vocal - strings - winds

Piano Competition Winners

First Place: Remy Zhang, Danbury, CT, a 10th grade student at Danbury High School. He studies piano with Edith Sullivan.

Second Place: Kate McDermott, Guilford, CT, an 11th grade high honors student at Guilford High School. She is currently a student of Margreet Francis' and a second year student in the Performer's Certificate Program at the Hartt School.

3rd Place: Joshua Sawicki, Unionville, CT, 12th grade, Farmington High School. Joshua is currently studying with both Dr. Watson Morrison (Hartt School of Music) and Paul Wendehack (of Farmington, CT).

Honorable Mention: Michelle Lee, Newington, CT, a sophomore at Miss Porter's School in Farmington, and a student of with Sima Brodsky (University of Hartford Music School Community Division).

Honorable Mention:  Lindsey Atiyeh, Simsbury, CT, a student of Margreet Francis (Hartt School, Community Division).

Honorable Mention:  Amanda Child, Windsor, CT, an 11th grade student at Windsor High School.

Vocal Competition Winners

First Place: Laura DellaFera, soprano, Ashford, CT, a senior at East Catholic High School who studies voice privately with Meredith Ziegler.

Second Place: Dan Omphroy, tenor, Middletown, CT, Xavier High School.

Third Place: Allegra De Vita, mezzo-soprano, Trumbull, CT, a junior at Sacred Heart Academy in Hamden.

Honorable Mention: Elise Jablow, soprano, Glastonbury, CT, Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts.

Honorable Mention: Christine Kohn, soprano, Willington, CT, is a senior at E.O. Smith in Storrs, who studies voice with Sarah Callinan.

Honorable Mention: Matthew Walsh, baritone, Wethersfield, CT, Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts.

Strings Competition Winners

First Place: Justina Sullivan, cello, Orange CT a 16 year old student of Bonnie Hampton's at the Juilliard School.

Second Place: Kimin Um, violin, Weatogue, CT, is a 9th Grade Student at Simsbury High School, who studies with Linda Fiore and Margo Buescher.

Third Place: Michael Kan, Viola, West Hartford, CT, is a 10th Grade student at Hall High in West Hartford. He studies with Melinda Daetsch and Teri Einfeldt.

Honorable Mention: Kathryn Greenwood, viola, Bloomfield, CT, an 11th grade home schooled student. She has studied viola with Tim Washecka, and currently studies with Melinda Daetsch.

Honorable Mention: Alexander Brodski, violin, Thompson, CT, is an 11th Grade student at Marianopolis Preparatory School.

Winds Competition Winners

First Place: Nicole Jackson, clarinet, East Hartford, CT, is a High Honors Junior at Watkinson School in Hartford. She studies clarinet with Dr. Richard Shillea at Hartt School.

Second Place: Marianne Veitch, flute, East Lyme, CT, is a Senior at East Lyme High School and a flute pupil of Greig Shearer's at Hartt.

Third Place: Devin Cohen, bassoon, Bolton, CT, is a Freshman at Bolton High School.  He studies bassoon with Laura Koepke in the Pre-college program at Manhattan School of Music and with Cynthia Martens at Hartt Community Division. 

Honorable Mention: Chip Rubino, bassoon, Avon, CT, is a junior at Avon High School. He is a student of Cynthia Martens at Hartt.