MTNA Competition Winners
Announcing the 2011 MTNA State Competition Winners!
The MTNA State Performance Competitions were held on Saturday, Oct 29, 2011 in Christiansen Hall of Music and Skifter Hall at St. Olaf College, Northfield.
Congratulations to :
Winner: Derek Hartman, teacher – Paul Wirth
Alternate: Robert Peng, teacher – Alexander Braginsky
Honorable Mention: MichaelTang, teacher, JoAnne Link, & Noah Chojnacki, teacher—Joseph Zins
Winner: Jeff Zhang, teacher – Alexander Braginsky
Alternate: Lucas Jones, teacher – Joseph Zins
Honorable Mention: Robert Levinger, teacher – Paul Wirth; & Austin Frohmader, teacher – Joseph Zins
Young Artist Piano
Winner: Jeremy Krahn, teacher – Kent McWilliams
Alternate: Casey Rafn, teacher – Ksenia Nosikova
Representative: Cydney Chamberlain, teacher – Siri Caltvedt
Representative: Hannah Sorensen, flute; teacher—Debora Harris
Young Artist Woodwind
Winner: Jeffery Hutchins, saxophone; teacher – Eugene Rousseau
Alternate: Gregory Wrenn, saxophone; teacher – Eugene Rousseau
Representative: Jason Shu, violin; teacher-- Sally O’Reilly
Representative: Melissa Deal, violin; teacher—Sally O’Reilly
Young Artist String
Representative: Emily McIntyre, violin; teacher—Sally O’Reilly
Representative: Daniel Chang, teacher—Dorothy Sandquist
Representative: Derek Hartman, teacher—Sarah Miller
Representative: Austin Frohmader, teacher—Joseph Zins
Winners will advance to the Divisional Level, January 13-15, 2012 at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Winners of MTNA Divisional Competitions will advance to the National Competition held March 24-27, 2012 at the MTNA National Conference, New York, NY.
Our appreciation to Dr. Kent McWilliams and the St. Olaf Music Department for their hospitality in hosting the event and to Patsy Bode, Past President of MMTA, for coordinating all the details of the competition.