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Young Artists Spotlight: Fresno Musical Club Scholarship Winners

Apr 24, 2014

This week on Young Artists Spotlight, we hear performances from two of the Fresno Musical Club's 2014 scholarship winners. Violinist William Chen is the 1st place winner of the 2014 Hildred Minich Scholarship for young string players.  

William attends University High School, has served for three years as concert master for the Youth Orchestra of Fresno, and studies privately  with Thi Nguyen.   He performs selections from Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D, and is accompanied by pianist Matthew Dean.

Tenor Shahen Ohanian is the 1st place winner of the 2014 FMC Young Singer Award. Shahen is currently attending Fresno City College and performs with the Fresno City College Singers ensemble.  He studies privately with Judith Dickison.  His accompanist is Matt Horton.