Eight young Utahns have been picked to solo with the Utah Symphony Nov. 23 on its annual "Salute to Youth" concert, co-sponsored for the 29th year by the Deseret News.
They are:- Pianist Adriana Jarvis, 12, Provo. A student of Robert Smith's, Adriana performed last year with the Utah Valley Symphony on its Young Artists Concert. She attends Dixon Junior High School, composes piano pieces and also plays the cello.
- Violinist Rosalie Lund, 13, Bountiful. Currently studying with Madeline Schatz, Rosalie was one of 11 students selected to represent the International Suzuki Association on a tour of South America. She is a former member of the Young Chamber Players and once soloed with the Utah Symphony at Sundance.
- Pianist Karlyn Bond, 22, Salt Lake City. A senior at Walla Walla College in Washington, Karlyn last soloed with the Utah Symphony in 1978 on that year's "Salute to Youth" concert. At that time she was a student at the Salt Lake Junior Academy.
- Flutist David Cardon, 22, Provo. A graduate of Logan High School, David is a former Sterling Scholar in music for the state of Utah and winner of both the 1985 Utah Federation of Music and 1987 UMTA competitions. His most recent teacher was Susan Goodfellow at Brigham Young University.
- Trombonist Bryce L. Mecham, 22, Provo. Currently enrolled at BYU, Bryce is a graduate of Skyline High School in Idaho Falls and a former winner of the BYU Concerto Competition. His teachers include R. Steve Call and Daniel Bachelder.
- Soprano Hilary Dalton, 24, Provo. A graduate of Provo High School, Hilary is a senior at BYU, majoring in humanities. She has sung in a number of BYU opera productions and her teachers have included her mother, Donna Dalton.
- Trumpeter Bret Jackson, 24, Provo. Originally from Los Alamos, N.M., Bret currently attends BYU, where he studies with Ed Gornik. Earlier this year he took top awards in the Music Teachers National Association and International Trumpet Guild competitions.
- Bassoonist Christian Smith, 24, Provo. Chris currently studies with Glenn R. Williams at BYU, where he and his wife, Patricia, both play bassoon in the BYU Philharmonic. He has also soloed with the philharmonic and the Utah Valley Symphony.
The eight were selected by Utah Symphony music director Joseph Silverstein in auditions held earlier this month at Symphony Hall. All had been recommended from the Young Artists Division of this year's Utah State Fair. Also taking part in the selection were the orchestra's associate conductor, Christopher Wilkins, and Deseret News music critic William S. Goodfellow.
Silverstein himself will conduct the Nov. 23 concert, to begin at 8 p.m. in Symphony Hall. Included on the program will be music of Liszt (the E flat major Piano Concerto), MacDowell (the Piano Concerto No. 2), Haydn, Weber, Wieniawski, Reinecke and Lars-Erik Larsson.
Tickets for the traditional Thanksgiving-week program range in price from $6 to $12, with a special family ticket available for $29. (Student tickets are also available, subject to some restrictions, for $4.) For information call the Utah Symphony box office, 533-6407.