Duquesne flutist O’Donnell wins competition with Butler Symphony

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Butler County Symphony Names Young Artist Winner

Duquesne University sophomore, Kylee O’Donnell was named the winner of the Young
Artist Competition held in January and will perform with the Butler County Symphony
Orchestra at its March 9 concert.

The competition featured 11 talented college-aged students from Slippery Rock
University, Indiana University of PA, Westminster College and Duquesne University.

Applications were accepted from college aged students up to age 25 living or attending
college from within a 25-mile radius of Butler.

O’Donnell, originally from Valencia, PA is majoring in flute performance. She has
participated in flute festivals in Ohio, West Virginia and Canada and has performed with
the Duquesne University Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Philharmonic, and Pittsburgh
Symphony Orchestra.

She will perform Chaminade’s “Concertino for Flute and Orchestra” with the orchestra
on Saturday, March 9. Tickets are available in advance for $18 and $20 at the door.
Student ticket prices are available for $5.

For information on the Butler County Symphony Orchestra or the Young Artist
Competition, visit

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