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Young violinist wins regional competition

May 26, 2004

Robyn Osborne QuinnetteRobyn Osbourne-Quinnett recently won a $1,000 prize in a regional competition sponsored by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

A Fayetteville resident, Osbourne-Quinnett is a dual enrolled student at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and studies violin under Yura Teodor Alexov. She won the District Six, North and South Carolina, competition and will compete for national honors in St. Louis, Mo., in July at Omega Psi Phi Fraternity's Grand Enclave.

Osbourne-Quinnett won the Miriam Hayes Young Artist Competition at Appalachian State University and the UNCP Concerto Competition. She plays with the Robeson and Fayetteville Symphonies and has played at numerous special events.