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Trombone and Low Brass Studio Concert
When: Thursday April 2nd, 2015 06:00 pm
Where: Atkinson Recital Hall
NMSU Students Win at NATS
Posted: Monday March 30th, 2015 02:08 pm

This weekend, NMSU Music Department vocal students took part in the Rio Grande Chapter of NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) annual Student Auditions at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales.  NMSU students took first place in four divisions, placed in two others, as well as having two finalists.  The results are as follows:

Anton Tan:  1st place – Lower College Men, Division 4

Zel Hartman:  1st place – Lower College Women, Division 5

Evan Stoor:  2nd  place – Lower College Men, Division 6

Hannah Hopper:  1st place – Upper College Women, Division 7

Monique Harrison:  3rd place - Upper College Women, Division 7

Mariah Armijo and Amanda Ronquillo, Finalists - Upper College Women, Division 7

Danielle Turner:  1st place – Graduate/Professional Women, Division 11​  

Amanda Ronquillo took part in a vocal master class with acclaimed mezzo-soprano Nina Hinson, who was a master teacher for the Santa Fe Opera Apprentice program and formerly taught at UCLA and in Boston. ​