Robin Seletsky Awarded Prize at International Music Competition, Amsterdam

robin ijmfRobin Seletsky, Adjunct Instructor in the Music Department, along with her ensemble, Big Galute, was awarded the Simcha Prize for Originality at the 20th International Jewish Music Festival and Competition, which was held May 4-8 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. They were one of 24 artists chosen to compete out of over 100 applicants and the only ensemble attending from the United States. On May 5th they were one of eight groups that advanced to the Semi-Final round and on May 7th they were presented with their award,
which also came with a cash prize. Most of the events took place at the historic Uilenburger Synagogue in the heart of Amsterdam.