The Eastern Iowa Brass Band is proud to announce the winners of their 2012 Young Artist Competition.

Lydia Raim

Lydia Raim

Lydia Raim has been selected as the high school division winner.  Lydia is an 11th grade euphonium player at Clear Creek Amana High School.  Her winning audition on Philip Sparke’s “Song For Ina” will be featured in the bands subscription series concert on April 28th.  Along with a featured solo performance with the band, Lydia will receive a $250 music scholarship from the EIBB and a gift card from West Music.  Matt Reiland has been selected as the runner-up in the high school division.  Matt is an 11th grade trombone player at Solon High School.  Matt auditioned on Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Concerto for Trombone.”  At the April concert, Matt will be presented with a certificate of accomplishment and gift card from West Music.  Both of these young high school musicians demonstrated tremendous maturity and musicality in their audition performances.  The  dedication and preparation displayed by these two musicians is to be commended.

Ben Reid has been selected as the collegiate division winner.  Ben is a junior euphonium player attending the University of Iowa.  His winning audition on Philip Sparke’s “Harlequin” will be featured in the bands subscription series concert on April 28th.  Along with his featured concert performance, Ben will receive a $350 music scholarship from the EIBB and a gift card from West Music.  Nathaniel Bean has been selected as the runner-up in the collegiate division.  Nathaniel, a graduate trumpet student at the University of Iowa, auditioned on Bruce Broughton’s “Excursions.”   At the April concert, Nathaniel will receive a certificate of accomplishment and gift card from West Music.

Please show your support of these young artists by attending the concert in the Mount Vernon District Auditorium on April 28th at 7:30pm.

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