Thursday, November 17, 2016

CSU Guitarist Wins Mississippi Competition

Ying Xu, a second-year guitar student of Dr. Andrew Zohn, has won First Prize in the Mississippi Guitar Festival Competition. Held November 11-12 at Belhaven University, the annual event includes competitions, lectures, master classes and concerts offered for the enrichment of enthusiasts, professionals and students of the classical guitar. Congratulations, Ying!

Monday, November 14, 2016

Voice Students Earn Five 1st-Place Awards at Georgia NATS

Columbus State University Students had an especially strong showing at  the Georgia National Association of Teachers of Singing Student Auditions, held in early November at Kennesaw State University.  
Cameron Richardson, Category 8A, was selected Grand Winner. He is a student of Earl Coleman, Curry Eminent Faculty Scholar Chair in Voice at the Schwob School of Music.

Other winners include:
Nicklaus White, 1st Place, Category 12A-1, Student of Earl Coleman
Katherine Ambrester, 1st Place, Category 11A-1, Student of Dr. Michelle DeBruyn
Mary Lee Turner, 1st Place, Category 7A-4, Student of Dr. Michelle DeBruyn
Avery Reese, 1st Place, Category 5-4, Student of Dr. Michelle DeBruyn

Erica Humbert, 2nd Place, Category 11B-3, Student of Earl Coleman
Randall Perkins, 2nd Place, Category 18B, Student of Earl Coleman
Abigail Brown, 2nd Place, Category 11B-1, Student of Dian Lawler-Johnson
Kelyn Hammonds, 2nd Place, Category 11A-1, Student of Kimberly Cone
Cameron Richardson, 2nd Place, Category 8A-2, Student of Earl Coleman
Victoria Evans-Cash, 2nd Place, Category 7-B1, Student of Dian Lawler-Johnson
Rhonda Price, 3rd Place, Category 13-1, Student of Earl Coleman
Kayla King, 3rd Place, Category 11A-4, Student of Earl Coleman
Lar'Kara Betha, 3rd Place, Category 7B-2, Student of Dr. Michelle DeBruyn

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