Only 5 women apply for Solti grants

Only 5 women apply for Solti grants

The Solti Foundation U.S. has named 18 young American conductors to receive Career Assistance Awards. Of 50 applicants just five were women.

The successful candidates are: Nathan Blair, Elias Brown, Austin Chanu, Maurice Cohn, Conner Gray Covington, Michelle Di Russo, Nathaniel Efthimiou, Stefano Flavoni, Kyrian Friedenberg, Taichi Fukumura, Gerald Karni, Andrew J. Kim, Benjamin Manis, Jacob Niemann, Tristan Rais-Sherman, Euan Shields, Matthew Straw, and William Garfield Walker.

The only woman, Michelle Di Russo from Argentina, is a Dudamel Fellow with the LA Philharmonic.

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