Vail resident and Pianist Nicholas Turner, age 17, won the 2017 Dorothy Vanek Youth Concerto Competition sponsored by the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Turner won a $1,000 cash prize and was invited to solo with the orchestra in concerts held on March 17, 18 and 19.  He performed the first movement of Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G Major, the same piece he played in the competition.

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