The 2019 Arthur Poister Scholarship Competition in Organ Playing was held April 26 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Syracuse, New York, sponsored by the Syracuse Chapter of the American Guild of Organists in cooperation with Setnor School of Music, Syracuse University.
Alden Wright was awarded first prize ($3,500) and audience prize ($500). Mária Budácová and Richard Gress shared the second prize ($1,000).
Judges were Diane Meredith Belcher, Bruce Neswick, and Michael Unger. For information: www.syracuseago.org.
Photo caption: Diane Meredith Belcher, Michael Unger, Bruce Neswick, Mária Budácová, Richard Gress, Alden Wright (photo credit: Ryan Boyle)