Junior Emily Dudd was selected as the winner of the Kalamazoo Concert Band Youth Soloist Competition this weekend. Emily was selected as the best among nine of the most exceptional high school instrumentalists from various schools across the state. She will perform her solo piece accompanied by the Kalamazoo Concert Band at their April Concert, which will be on Saturday, April 14, at 7:30 pm at Chenery Auditorium. In addition, Emily will receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Kalamazoo Concert Band.
“Emily is not just a fabulous musician, but just a wonderful young person overall,” said Bryan Van Toll, band director at TRCS. “If you happen to know this fine young lady, please extend your congratulations on this exceptional achievement!”