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Emily Wang of Scotch Plains Among Young Artists Showcased at Summit Symphony Concert May 22

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Young Artist Winner Emily Wang of Scotch Plains attends Union County Magnet School Credits: summitsymphonynj.org
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Young Artist Winner Ethan Melamed of Edison Credits: summitsymphonynl.org
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Young Artist Winner Robin Park. Credits: summitsymphonynj.org
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SUMMIT, NJ - Under the direction of musical director Michael Avagliano, the Summit Symphony will present its final concert of the season on May 22 at Summit High School (125 Kent Place Boulevard), beginning at 3 p.m. The orchestra will perform works by Elgar, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Rossini and Sibelius, with the winners of the Symphony's Young Artist Competition featured as soloists.

The winners this year are violinist Emily Wang from Scotch Plains, who will perform part of the Concerto for Violin by Mendelssohn, bassoonist Ethan Melamed from Edison, who will perform a movement of the Mozart Concerto for Bassoon, and cellist Robin Park from Princeton Junction, who will perform part of the Elgar Cello Concerto.

Wang is a junior at Union County Magnet High School and studies violin with Deborah Buck. She has been a member of the New Jersey Youth Symphony for six years, and is currently a member of Youth Symphony, one of NJYS’s two advanced, full orchestras in the NJYS family of ensembles.

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This concert is funded in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Dept. of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. Admission is free. For more information, visit summitsymphonynj.org.

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