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Student Ernesto Estigarribia Accepted into the 2018 Britten-Pears Young Artist Program

May 4, 2018

Ernesto Estigarribia (MM, 2016, viola, student of Korey Konkol; DMA candidate, conducting, student of Mark Russell Smith) has been accepted into the 2018 Britten-Pears Young Artist Program which takes place in Suffolk, England (July 29–August 13). As a violist, Estigarribia will perform with the Britten-Pears Orchestra under the baton of Marin Alsop to record and perform works by Prokofiev, Saint-Saëns, and Ravel. The Britten–Pears Young Artist Program was founded over 40 years ago by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears to provide high-level performance training for the world’s best emerging professional musicians.