Prodigious pianist Drew Petersen is the winner of the 2017 American Pianists Awards and the DeHaan Fellowship. He was presented at Carnegie Hall at age 5 and by age 9 performed a solo recital at Steinway Hall in Mahattan for the company's 150th Anniversary. He completed both his undergraduate and graduate music studies at The Julliard School, where he was recently accepted into the prestigious Artist Diploma program. Featured at the Sunriver Music Festival in Classical Concert I on August 10. Click here for tickets.
Benjamin Lulich is Principal Clarinet of the Seattle Symphony and of the Sunriver Music Festial, has held positions in many orchestras throughout the country, and performs with the Hollywood Studio Orchestra on numerous films. The recipient of many awards and prizes (including the Sunriver Music Festival's Young Artists Scholarship from 2000-2006!), Lulich studied at Interlochen Arts Academy, Cleveland Institute of Music, and Yale School of Music. Featured at the Sunriver Music Festival in Classical Concert II on August 12. Click here for tickets.
An American folk musician and virtuoso Appalachian dulcimer player, Stephen Seifert has released many educational videos on the subject of dulcimer playing. He has teaches and performs with orchestras around the country. Featured at the Sunriver Music Festival in Classical Concert III on August 19. Click here for tickets.
Kenny Broberg won the silver medal at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition that showed "an imaginative shaping of themes, revelation of inner voices, and an unfailing sense of momentum". Also a prizewinner of several other international piano competitions, Mr. Broberg has previously performed as soloist with the Royal Philharmonic, Minnesota, Sydney Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony, among others. Featured at the Sunriver Music Festival in Classical Concert IV on August 22 and a Solo Piano Concert on August 19. Click here for tickets.