Dressed in a suit and deftly playing his cello, Cleveland Institute of Music student David Requiro is the picture of concentration. His body seems to sway to the somber, spiritual sound of Swiss composer Ernest Bloch's "Nigun."
Requiro's intensity was matched by 19 other students competing in Cleveland Hillel's Louis E. Emsheimer Memorial Musical Competition, held Feb. 27 at the Cleveland Hillel Jewish Student Center. Competitors were from CIM, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, and Oberlin College Conservatory of Music.
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