For the third year in a row, a Longhorn Cellist has been named a prize winner of the New York International Artists Competition. Seth Russell (DMA ’20) won Third Prize in the top category of the NYIAA 2017 Cello Competition, joining Ying Zhang (DMA ’16) and Yi Xin (DMA ’14), who won in the 2016 and 2015 Cello Competitions, respectively. NYIAA will present Seth, as well as winners from other instruments, in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in September 2017.

Ying Zhang (DMA ’16) at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, October 2016

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