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International Trumpet Guild awards KU music student

Friday, April 9, 2010

Guangyu Dong has been awarded a competitive scholarship for the International Trumpet Guild 2010 competition based on a CD recording Dong entered. He will be recognized at the banquet in Sydney in July. Only a handful of students are chosen and recognized for this honor. Dong studies with Professor Leisring.



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