The MRMTA is proud to announce the winner of the Western Young Artist Series, 2016. The were 4 competitors from Manitoba who competed for the privilege to represent Manitoba and Saskatchewan in a concert tour. Adjudicator Charles Horton chose Luis Ramirez from Brandon, Manitoba. The concert tour will take place in September with the final destination being the MRMTA A.G.M. on Sunday, September 25, 2016.

head_shot_luis_ramirezLuis Ramirez

Originally from Aguascalientes, México, Luis finished his undergraduate studies at Brandon University in 2014, and is currently pursuing two Master’s degrees at the same institution in both Piano and Composition, under Professor Alexander Tselyakov and Dr. Patrick Carrabré respectively. His passion and curiosity have been the essential components in his development as a musician, compensating him with multiple scholarships and several performances in festivals across México, Canada, Italy, and Serbia.