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Symphony Orchestra competition winners

Winners of the Augustana Symphony Orchestra Concerto and Aria Competition held Sunday are Alex Sell, bass trombone; Adele Shirkey, flute; and Abriana Tereza, soprano.

They will perform as soloists with the orchestra at 7:30 p.m. March 17  in Centennial Hall. 

Sell is a sophomore from Rosemount, Minn. He will perform Christopher Brubeck's "Concerto for Bass Trombone,  Movement III: James Brown in the Twilight Zone."

Shirkey is a sophomore from Schaumburg, Ill., majoring in music education. Shirkey will perform Carl Reinecke's "Flute Concerto, Movement I."

Tereza is a junior from Port Barrington, Ill., majoring in music education. The soprano will perform "Ain't it a Pretty Night" and "The Trees on the Mountain" from Carlisle Floyd's "Susannah."

Up to three winners are selected by a panel of outside judges in the annual competition, which is open to all students.


Nicole Lauer, 309-794-7645

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