16th Annual Rhode Island Honors Recital Concert
The 16th Annual Rhode Island Honors Recital Concert sponsored by the RI Music Education Association and the Providence College Music Department was held on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 3 PM at Smith Center for the Arts at Providence College in Providence.
The outstanding student musicians who performed participated in the RIMEA Solo & Ensemble Festival in May 2017. They each received a “concert ready” rating from their judges and were invited to audition for members of RIMEA. They were then selected to perform in the 16th Annual Honors Recital. There were over 1000 student musicians who performed at the Solo & Ensemble Festival and 15 students performed in the RIMEA Honors Recital.
The following Rhode Island student musicians performed at the 16th Rhode Island Annual Honors Recital: Tim Hecker, baritone saxophone, Barrington; Abigail Siegel, piano, East Greenwich; Erica Smith, clarinet, Jamestown; Elizabeth Votta, clarinet, North Smithfield; Cyrus Bernstein, clarinet, Mansfield, MA; Ben Budway, clarinet, Johnston; Ian Quinton, Double Bass, Warwick; Abby White, soprano, East Greenwich; Yongyuan Huang, piano, Rumford; Brianna Ferreira, soprano, Cranston; Jouseph Santiago-Torres, tenor, Woonsocket; Maisy Carvalho, alto, North Kingstown; Cooper Cardone, bass, North Kingstown; Farren Fuquea, soprano, Jamestown; Joshua Deus, tenor, North Kingstown.
The 16th Annual Honors Recital was dedicated in loving memory to Dr. Edward Drew who was the founder of this state-wide concert.