Henry Schwab Violin/Viola Competition

The Ventura College Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Robert Lawson, will present the finalists of the 8th annual Henry Schwab Violin/Viola Competition on June 18. Three talented young violinists, selected March 19th, at the preliminary audition, will each perform by memory, a complete classical Violin Concerto with the Ventura College Symphony Orchestra.

The competition honors the memory of Henry Schwab, who, as a renowned violinist, concert master and violin/viola teacher tried to instill in his students the love and study of classical music

The finalists selected for this competition are Kaytlyn Becker, 14, Abigail Tsai, 17, and Arjun Pillai, 14.

Following the concert, the judges will announce the competition’s winners who will receive awards from Mrs.Miriam Schwab from $500.00 to $1,500.00.

Please attend on June 18 at 8:00p.m.at the Ventura College Performing Arts Center, 4700 Loma Vista . Tickets at box office: $15 general, $5 students, faculty and seniors. Contact information Ventura College, Music Department Office 289-6020.

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