Students Take Prizes in Virginia Vocal Competition

Posted: March 16, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason University’s Department of Music Vocal Studies program was well represented at the 2007 Virginia State National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Conference held March 2-3.

Of the 400 students in attendance from colleges and universities across the state, 14 were Mason students — seven of whom won in their respective category.

The following students received First Place awards:

  • Tiera Furby (Freshmen Women, 9-A)

  • Loralee Culbert (Freshmen Women, 9-B)

  • Rebecca Roberts (Advanced College Women, Graduate)

A Second Place award went to Wayne Jennings (College Junior Men).

Third Place awards went to Camille Crofton (Freshmen Women, 9-A) and Nichole Lewis (Sophomore Women).

Honorable Mention went to Ashleigh Hull (Freshmen Women).

First Place winners in each category received a scholarship check for $50, Second Place winners received $35 and Third Place winners received $25.

All of the winners are eligible to compete in the upcoming Mid-Atlantic Regional NATS Competition to be held at the University of Maryland, College Park in April.

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