A high school-level showcase for classical and musical-theater performance students in Minnesota.
Pianist Evren Ozel, a 2014 Minnesota Varsity Showcase Artist from Minneapolis, Minn., won second prize at the 10th annual National Chopin Piano Competition. He advances to compete at the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw.
Bea Grant is from a family of pianists, who started piano lessons with her mother when she was two. Now a student of Dr. Joseph Zins in St. Paul, she enjoys performing in chamber ensembles and as a featured soloist with Twin Cities orchestras.
Pianist Brayden Drevlow has wasted no time launching a career, having laid the groundwork well before his recent graduation from Concordia College. The 2013 Minnesota Varsity Featured Artist has a studio of more than 20 private piano students in Fargo, N.D. and enjoys performing nationally and internationally.