Today’s program was presented by Soren Pederson, the recipient of our Chautauqua School of Music Rotary Scholarship and his accompanist Liza.

Soren graduated from San Diego College with degrees in music and psychology. He will pursue his Masters in Opera at the Cincinnati Music Conservatory. He is also in the process of recording an audition for the Metropolitan Opera. He is fluent in French and Italian and will be focusing on German soon.