Congratulations to horn performance major Austin Larson, who has been named one of five winners of Wisconsin Public Radio’s Neale-Silva Young Artists’ Competition! The performance of Larson’s winning solo will be broadcast live on Wisconsin Public Radio at 12:30 p.m. this Sunday, May 13. Larson currently studies with Randy C. Gardner, Professor of Horn at CCM.

Learn more about Larson’s win here.

The Neale-Silva Young Artists’ Competition was established to recognize young Wisconsin performers of classical music who demonstrate an exceptionally high level of artistry. This concert is made possible by a grant from the estate of the late University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Eduardo Neale-Silva, a classical music enthusiast who was born in Talca, Chile and came to the United States in 1925. A dedicated listener to Wisconsin Public Radio, he left a portion of his estate to help fund community outreach programs at the network.

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