Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Symphony taps La Jolla High sophomore as 'Hot Shot'

Hazel Friedman, a sophomore at La Jolla High School, has been named a San Diego Symphony 2014 Hot Shots, one of the winners of the Young Artist Concerto Competition.
Hazel FriedmanA pianist, Hazel will be performing the fifth piano concerto by French composer Camille Saint-Saƫns with the San Diego Symphony at Copley Symphony Hall in its 2014-2015 season.
Each year, the San Diego Symphony holds its “Hot Shots” Young Artists Concerto Competition for young pianists and instrumentalists of exceptional talent. Applicants are judged on their technical excellence, musicality and artistry, as well as stage presence. Those who apply can be no more than age 18 and play piano, saxophone, harp or classical guitar.
For more information, contact Adrienne Valencia, Director of Education and Outreach at the San Diego Symphony, 619-615-3911.