Young Artists Competition 2016 Winners Concert

Airs LIVE Sunday, October 9, at 3 p.m. Red River Radio announces our winners for the Seventh Annual Young Artists Competition, open to instrumentalists and vocalists ages 18 and under in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. We will features these young artists live in the Red River Radio studios Sunday, October 9, at 3 p.m. Seating is free but limited so please arrive early and help us celebrate these young artists. We will have a reception after.

This years winners are:

Antonio Ajero, pianist, performing Variations Serieuses, Op. 54, by Felix Mendelssohn

Emily Dawn Amos, Organist, performing Toccato by Leon Boellmann

Christopher Comeaux, Vocalist, singing Rovin’ Gambler by John Jacob Niles

Katie Crim, Flautist, performing Sonata V in F Major, Movements 3 and 4, Siciliana and Giga, by Händel

Johnum Palado, Violinist, performing the Violin Concerto, First Movement, by Samuel Barber

Valeria Perez, Valentina Perez and Veronica Perez, Trio playing double bass, flute and piano, performing the Fifth Movement from Claude Bolling’s Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano

Hannah Rice, Vocalist, singing Stizzoso, mio stizzoso by Giovanni Pergolesi