Jim Kahan Music Awardees
2017: Henry DeMarais
studied violin performance with Dr. David Fulmer, an internationally recognized composer, violinist and conductor in Pulaski, New York. Henry studied methods to bring out the artistry and beauty of works written in modern idioms. Henry performed a concert of 20th and 21st century music written for violin and piano.
2016: Gregor McGee
spent two weeks at the Baroque Performance Institute at Oberlin Conservatory studying harpsichord, clavichord, fortepiano, viola da gamba, and baroque dance. Gregor presented a concert of music for harpsichord written by Couperin, Rameau, Frescobaldi, and Harrison.
2015: Hannah McKenzie-Margulies
attended the Welbourne Jazz Camp in Middeburg, VA for a week of intensive, immersive study of traditional jazz clarinet technique and improvisation. Hannah performed a set of songs with a small traditional jazz combo.