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Join us for Cedille’s first recording competition held in celebration of its 30th Anniversary. Six semifinalists will perform live for a panel of judges on November 20, 2021. The finals will be held on November 21, 2021 with up to four finalists competing. The winning performer or ensemble will make a recording produced and released on the Cedille Records label.
The semifinals will be livestreamed on Cedille’s website. The final round will be livestreamed by WFMT and in-person attendance is free and open to the public. You are welcome to come and go as you please. RSVP is requested to guarantee your place.
Proof of vaccination will be required for in-person attendees. Plans and safety protocols are subject to change due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back closer to the event for updated info.
The Emerging Artist Competition is generously supported by the Zell Family Foundation
November 20, 2021
November 21, 2021
Maya Anjali Buchanan violin
Karisa Chiu violin
Johannes Gray cello
Clare Longendyke piano
Andrew Rosenblum harpsichord
Julian Velasco saxophone
Cedille Records founder and President
Rachel Barton Pine
Violinist, Cedille recording artist
and Cedille Board member
Cedille founding Board member
Former President, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Artistic Director, Chicago Children’s Choir
Vice President and General Manager, WFMT (and former vocalist)
Conductor and former Artistic Director, Lake Forest Symphony
Former Principal Bassoon, Chicago Symphony Orchestra