YSU student Kayla Gilmore of Chester performs in new McDonough Recital Series

Kayla Gilmore, a Music Performance Instrument major at Youngstown State University, was selected to perform as part of the new McDonough Recital Series at YSU.\
In all, six YSU Dana School of Music students who play piano, guitar, saxophone, trombone and the flute selected winners in the new music competition, in which students submitted recordings online to faculty judges. The six students selected are featured in high-definition video recordings of their performances on the McDonough Museum’s YouTube channel, as well as the YouTube channel for the YSU Cliffe College of Creative Arts. Winners also receive a $100 honorarium.
Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that offers nearly 13,000 students more than 135 undergraduate and graduate programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching, scholarship and public service. As a major educational and economic development resource in the region, YSU is known for its focus on academic research and creative programs that transform its students into successful professionals, scholars and leaders. Located in the heart of the Tech Belt between Cleveland and Pittsburgh, YSU provides opportunities for students to actively participate with accomplished faculty, often in one-on-one settings, on advanced research and creative collaborations. The beautiful 145-acre campus includes high-tech classrooms, state-of-the-art labs and performance facilities, a variety of on-campus housing options and recreational facilities among the best in the nation. For more information, visit www.ysu.edu.