Riley Zimmermann (B.S. Music Education, 2016) won first prize in the Orchestra Division of the International Society of Bassists (ISB) biennial competition. He will receive an expenses-paid week with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
Zimmermann has performed with the Wheeling, Johnstown, and Westmorland Symphony Orchestras and has played with various touring acts including The Town Pants, Jakob's Ferry Stragglers, and the Shelf Life String Band
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