The RB Chorale recently awarded its annual scholarships, which are available to high school graduates who are seeking to further their musical education in college. The finalists perform at the RB Chorale’s annual two-night summer showcase, Best of Broadway, where the audience votes on the final rankings for each night. The Saturday and Sunday first-place winners were awarded $4,200, second-place winners received $2,500, and third-place winners received $1,700.

Violinist Erica Hwang won the first night. She graduated from Torrey Pines High School and will study violin performance and business at Stanford University. Second place went to Ellie Barret, a vocalist and graduate of San Marcos High School, and third place was Ryan Zhou, a pianist and graduate of Torrey Pines High School.

The second night of performances ended with Eduardo Pintado winning first place. Eduardo is a vocalist and graduate of Chula Vista Senior High School. He’s heading to University of California San Diego. Second place was pianist Cameron Lincoln, who graduated from Eastlake High School, and third place was vocalist John Lettang, who graduated from Poway High School.

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