2016 Scholarship Winners’ Recital……Stunning!!


2016 Scholarship Winners’ Competition

The 2016 Scholarship Winners’ Recital was held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 to a full house of admirers. The two hour program included 19 of the Junior and Senior First Place winners of the Naples Music Club’s Scholarship Competition which was held on April 8 and April 9. Over $44,000 in scholarship awards was distributed. Also recognized were the recipients of awards of our Outreach Programs (Haegg Award, LEAP Awards), Bert G. Phillips Award (Classic Chamber Concerts), Phyllis S Warren Piano Award, and Young Artist Award (Classical Chamber Concerts).

Please see the Program here for details.

Scholarship Winners’ Recital

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Melissa Leone, First Place Senior Flute

Concertino, Cécile Chaminade 1857-1944
Kelly Utterback, accompanist







James Popper, First Place Junior Brass

Concert Etude, Alexander Geodicke 1877-1957
Kelly Utterback, accompanist






IrisWuIris Wu, First Place Senior Violin

Caprice No. 20, Niccolo Paganini 1782-1840








JonahBerg2Jonah Berg, First Place Junior Piano

Sonata in E minor, Op. 7, Mvt. 1; Edvard Grieg 1843-1907







JacobLanphearJacob Lanphear, 2nd place Senior Brass

Tuba Concerto in f minor, Mvt. 1; Ralph Vaughan Williams 1872 – 1958







TallulahBowden2Tallulah Bowden, First place Junior Woodwinds

Sonata Op. 19, Mvt. 2; Paul Creston 1906 – 1985

Kelly Utterback, accompanist






 ChristianSnedekerChristian Snedeker, First Place Junior Percussion

Arabian Minute Dance, George Hamilton Green 1893-1970

Jeanne Snedeker, accompanist





HadleyAndersonHadley Anderson, First Place Junior Flute

Pan, Johannes Donjon 1839-1912

Wendy Willis, accompanist







Cassie Drake, First Place Senior Strings Viola

Malagueña, Efrem Zimbalist 1890-1985

Kelly Utterback, accompanist







 Luciano Marsalli, First Place Senior Vocal

Come Paride Vezzoso, Gaetano Donizetti 1797 – 1848

Kelly Utterback, accompani







Mandy Drake, First Place Junior String

Zapateado opus 28, no. 2; Pable de Sarasate 1804 – 1908







Peter Noll, First Place Senior Saxophone

Concerto in e minor, Op, 102, Mvt 3; Jascha Gurewich 1896-1938

Kelly Utterback, accompanist







Natalie Stewart, First Place Junior Harp

Song in the Night, Carlos Salzedo 1885 – 1961






William Parker, First place Senior Brass WilliamParker2

Horn Concerto No.1 in Eb Major, Richard Strauss 1864-1949 Kelly Utterback, accompanist







Amy Wu, First Place Senior Double Reeds

Concerto in D, 2nd Mvt.; Antonio Vivaldi 1678 – 1741

Zannah Chalick, accompanist







Dillon Lewis, First Place Senior Percussion

Furioso and Valse in D minor, Earl Hatch 1906-1996







Jade Day Gibson, First place senior Classical Guitar

Suite Del Recuerdo – Evocacion; Jose Luis Merlin b. 1952







Lila Prince, 1st Place Junior vocal

Se tu m’ami, Se sospiri; Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 1710-1736

Kelly Utterback, accompanist







Elizabeth Berg, 1st Place Senior Piano

Ballade No. 3, Op. 47; Frederik Chopin 1810-1849