Local Music
3:29 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

A bassoonist, a soprano, and a violinist walk onto a stage

An interview with Bruce Uchimura and Jeffrey Spenner

The 54th annual WMU Concerto Competition will showcase soprano D. Giles Simmer, violinist Youyang Qu, and bassoonist Minyuan Yang. 

University Symphony Orchestra
Credit WMU

Conductors Bruce Uchimura and Jeffrey Spenner describe the talents of each; talk about the process of choosing winners from a wide range of specialties, and preview the major work on the second half of the concert, Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5, "Reformation."