70th Annual West Suburban Solo Competition

February 4, 2017


Academy violinist Julian Rhee, 16, student of Almita Vamos and Hye-Sun Lee has been named the winner of the 70th Annual West Suburban Solo Competition. Julian, a high school junior from Brookfield, Wisconsin, will perform the third movement of Brahms' Violin Concerto (Concerto in D Major, op.77, Allegro giocoso) with the West Suburban Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at the Hinsdale Central High School, 3:30 pm.  Each year since its founding, the West Suburban Symphony Society has proudly provided an opportunity each season for high-school instrumentalists and vocalists to compete to perform a solo work with orchestra. Former winners include Academy violinist Karisa Chiu.

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