Saxophonist Daniel Whitworth earns second-place honors in state music competition

Daniel Whitworth ’18

Lawrence University student saxophonist Daniel Whitworth earned second-place honors Nov. 14 in the Lakeshore Wind Ensemble Young Artist Solo Scholarship Competition held Saturday in Manitowoc.

A sophomore from Highland Park, Ill., Whitworth received a $1,000 second-place prize and will be a featured soloist March 5, 2016 during the Lakeshore Wind Ensemble’s concert at the Manitowoc Capitol Civic Centre. A student in the saxophone studio or Sumner Truax, he will play Ingolf Dahl’s “Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Concert Band” at the concert.

The Lakeshore Wind Ensemble Young Artist Solo Scholarship Competition, for woodwinds, brass, percussion and piano students, is open to musicians up to the age of 25.

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