WCHS oboist to solo with CKYO
Woodford County High School senior oboe player Kate Brown will be performing as a soloist with the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra onSunday, Feb. 21, at the Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington. Brown won the Borchardt Concerto Competition in September and will perform the fourth movement of David Mullikin’s “Oboe Concerto” with the orchestra accompanying her. Musicians from across the region participated in the competition on a variety of instruments, including woodwinds, brass, strings, and piano. Brown has played the oboe for seven years and studies with Kim Heersche. She has been a member of the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra for three years, playing both oboe and English horn. She has also been a member of the Woodford County Band program under the direction of Michael Collins and John Bowmer for six years and is a two-year member of the Kentucky All-State Band and Orchestra. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. concert are available at www.sfcatickets.com.