Junior music education major Emily Rickard has been named as one of the co-winners of the annual Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition. A clarinet student in the studio of Anthony J. Costa, she will play the fourth movement of Michael Daugherty’s composition “Brooklyn Bridge” at an upcoming Symphonic Wind Ensemble performance.
From Brookville, PA, Emily is the daughter of Steve and Jo Rickard. She currently participates in Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra, and Clarinet Choir, and was previously a member of the Marching Blue Band and the Symphonic Band. Emily plans to pursue a master’s degree in clarinet performance and establish a career as a music educator after graduation.