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Music Student Scholarship Applications - are now being taken for the 2018-19 school year. Application forms and more information is available  HERE.

Award Winners of 2017 Young Artist Competition

Junior Division - The winner of the junior division and a $500.00 scholarship is Christian Lo (13), a violinist from Fishers, Indiana. Christian studies the violin with Chin Mi Kim, of Carmel, Indiana. Christian played Violin Concerto in G major by Giovanni Battista Viotti.

The runner-up of the junior division is Emi Kawamura (13), a pianist from Findley. Ohio. Emi studies with Kathleen Price of Findley, Ohio. She competed by playing Concerto No. 3 in D Major (Youth) by Dmitri Kabalevsky. Emi will be receiving a $250.00.00 scholarship as the result of her place in the competition.

Senior Division - The winner of the senior division and a $1000.00 scholarship is Lydia Rhea (16), a cellist from Fishers. Indiana. She studies with Hans Jensen of the Northwestern Bienen School of Music, Evanston, Illinois. Lydia played the Cello Concerto in B minor by Antonin Dvorak. Lydia will be performing with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra on Sunday, January 21, 2018, at the 2:00 p.m. family concert in the Auer Performance Hall, Rhinehart Music Center, on the IPFW campus.

Winning a scholarship of $750.00, the second-place winner is Maya Kilburn from Yorktown, Indiana. Peter is 14 years old and studies violin with Mimi Zwieg, of the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Maya competed by playing Henri Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No 5.

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Friends Cookbook "Playing With Food"
Closeout Pricing at Only $10

Two years in the making, this cookbook is more than just recipes! It’s an accumulation of our Fort Wayne culture, our rich lives in Indiana, and the members of the Philharmonic family. Order one for yourself and several for holiday gift giving. Click here for more information or buy it now!

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