Nicholas Bodnar of Princeton, a finalist in the New Jersey Symphony Orchetra’s Young Artist Auditions, will compete with three other finalists for $20,000 in prize money in a concert on Sunday, April 23, at the State Theater in New Brunswick. Bodnar appeared on the public radio program “From the Top” last year and is a junior at the Lawrenceville School, where he is a founding member and director of the Musical Caravan, a troupe that provides performances to local retirement homes and children’s groups. He began lessons at Westminster Conservatory.
His mother, Amy Pruitt, is associate professor of neurology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. His father, Andrew Bodnar, is senior vice president of Bristol-Myers Squibb in Lawrenceville.
For ticket information for the April 23 concert call 1-800-ALLEGRO.