Students Win Top Honors at Singing Competition
March 1, 2018
Four School of Performing Arts Music Performance majors garnered top honors at the Virginia National Association of Teachers of singing competition.
Senior Jack Chandler, baritone, was recognized as Best Male College Classical Superlative Award Winner as well as with first place in the Fourth Year College/Independent Studio Men division; senior Allison Harris, soprano, also a Mechanical Engineering major, first place in the Fourth Year College/Independent Studio Women division; junior Mary Haugh, soprano, first place in the Third Year College/Independent Studio Women division; and first-year student Ashley Wendt, soprano, also a Theatre Arts major, first place in the Music Theater Women division and first place in the Classical division.
All four students study voice with Ariana Wyatt, an assistant professor in the School of Performing Arts.
The competition was held February 2–3 at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.