Judson Participates in Elgin Symphony Orchestra Scholarships
As reported by the June 1, 2009 Daily Herald On Line
(ELGIN, IL - June 1, 2009) Violist Dearion Wright and violinist Karla Barrera, both of Carpentersville, have been awarded the 2009 Elgin Symphony Orchestra's Jean Hove Young Musicians Scholarship. Dearion, a sixth-grade student of Lakewood School, and Karla, a seventh-grade student at Carpentersville Middle School, emerged from a pool of seven finalists after auditioning before ESO Music Director Robert Hanson, musicologist Dan Maki, and ESO violinist Susan Thorne. The students will receive two years of free private music instruction at Elgin Community College or Judson University. In addition, the student will receive three season subscriptions to the Elgin Symphony Orchestra Classics Series and free instrument rental during the scholarship period.
Judson Univesity is the official broadcast sponsor of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra. The symphony's Classics Series concerts are re-broadcasted on 98.7FM WFMT the fourth Friday of each month.