2017 Hoosier Auditions State Results

The Indiana Music Teachers Association is pleased to announce the winners of the Hoosier Auditions State Round, held at Butler University Saturday, May 13. Butler was home to a total of 70 students, competing in Piano solo, Piano Duet, Strings, Classical Guitar, Voice, and Winds. All in all, it was a very exciting day, filled with wonderful music making. I would personally like to thank all of the volunteers who helped make the day a success. The winners will be invited to perform at IMTA’s annual conference in September, being held at Indiana Wesleyan University this year. Be sure to check the IMTA website www.indmta.org for information regarding Hoosier Auditions in 2018.

IMTA extends many thanks to this year’s esteemed panel of adjudicators, Senior, Collegiate and Junior Piano Solo, Dr. Lori Rhoden (Ball State University); Middle, Elementary and Early Elementary Piano Solo, plus all Piano Duet Categories, Dr. Rebecca Sorley (University of Indianapolis); All Voice categories, Thaddaeus Bourne (Butler University); All Winds categories, Cathryn Gross (Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra). IMTA also wishes to extend gratitude towards this year’s awards sponsors Piano Solutions (All Piano Solo awards), the Butler Community Arts School (All Piano Duet awards), Indianapolis Violins (Senior Strings Award), Frank’s Violins (Middle Strings Award) & Arthur’s Music (Senior Classical Guitar Award).

 

Early Elementary Piano Duet
Winners: Evan Li & Erica Zhao, students of Natalia Rachford
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2017 Hoosier Auditions Results, District A

The Indiana Music Teacher’s association is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 District A Auditions, held at the Center for the Arts on the campus of Valparaiso University, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Thank you to Carey Scheck for her hard work in coordinating the Valparaiso site. The winners of each performance category will compete at the state round of Hoosier Auditions, Saturday, May 13 at Butler University. Congratulations to all!

 

Early Elementary Piano

Winner:                Jonathan Malchow, student of Valerie Webdell
Alternate:           Bailey Chavis, student of Carey Scheck


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2017 Hoosier Auditions Results, District G

The Indiana Music Teacher’s association is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 District G Auditions, held in the Krannert Fine Arts Center at the University of Evansville, Saturday, April 15, 2017. Thank you to Grace Hemaida for her hard work in coordinating the Evansville site. The winners of each performance category will compete at the state round of Hoosier Auditions, Saturday, May 13 at Butler University. Congratulations to all!

 

Elementary Piano

Winner:           Tracy Wan, student of Grace Hemaida
Alternate:        Anika Paranjape, student of Cynthia Grassman

 

Middle Piano

Winner:           Cade Neely, student of Grace Hemaida
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2017 Hoosier Auditions Results, District D

The Indiana Music Teacher’s association is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 District D Auditions, held in York Performance Hall on the campus of Anderson University, Saturday, April 8, 2017. Cheryl Everett, NCTM, judged all piano and piano duet performance categories. Rebecca Chappell was the judge for the winds. Thank you to Reg Rogers for his hard work in coordinating the Anderson site. The winners of each performance category will compete at the state round of Hoosier Auditions, Saturday, May 13 at Butler University. Congratulations to all!

 

Early Elementary Piano

Winner:           Grace Turner, student of Christina Whitlock
Alternate:        Kendall Turner, student of Christina Whitlock

 

Elementary Piano

Winner:           Gabe Reynolds, student of Christina Whitlock
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2017 Hoosier Auditions Results, District C Indianapolis

 

The Indiana Music Teacher’s association is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 District C Auditions, held in Lilly Hall on the campus of Butler University, Saturday, April  1, 2017. Thank you to Catherine Kling for her hard work in coordinating Indianapolis’ site. The winners of each performance category will compete at the state round of Hoosier Auditions, Saturday, May 13 at Butler University. Congratulations to all!

 

EARLY ELEMENTARY PIANO DUET
WINNER:         Evan Li and Erica Zhao, students of Natalia Rachford

EARLY ELEMENTARY PIANO
WINNER: Isaac Qian, student of Irina Gorin
ALTERNATE:  Jessica Flowers, student of Beverly & Sylvia Scott
HONORABLE MENTION:  Catherine Cai, student of Irina GorinContinue reading

2017 Hoosier Auditions Result, District B Goshen

 

The Indiana Music Teacher’s association is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 District B Auditions, held at the Music Center on the campus of Goshen College, Saturday, March 25, 2017. Thank you to Dr. Luke Norell for his hard work in coordinating Goshen’s site. The winners of each performance category will compete at the state round of Hoosier Auditions, Saturday, May 13 at Butler University. Congratulations to all!

 

EARLY ELEMENTARY PIANO

WINNER: Albert Lu, student of Linda Belleville
ALTERNATE: Lourdes Baltazar, student of Dr. Mary Rose Norell
HONORABLE MENTION: Ingrid Lund, student of Dr. Mary Rose Norell
Silvia Venturi, student of Dr. Luke Norell

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2016 Hoosier Auditions State Results

May 17, 2016

The Indiana Music Teachers Association is pleased to announce the winners of the Hoosier Auditions State Round, held at Butler University Saturday, May 14. Butler was home to a total of 66 students, competing in Piano solo, Piano Duet, Strings, and Classical Guitar. All in all, it was a very exciting day, filled with wonderful music making. Be sure to check the IMTA website www.indmta.org for information regarding Hoosier Auditions in 2017. IMTA extends many thanks to this year’s esteemed panel of adjudicators, Senior/Collegiate Piano Solo, Professor Jenny Mobley (Butler University); Middle/Junior Piano Solo, Christina Whitlock (NCTM); All Piano Duet Events + Elementary/Early Elementary Piano Solo, Dr. James Helton (Ball State University); All Strings and Classical Guitar Events, Dr. Jason Thompson (Indiana Wesleyan University). IMTA also wishes to extend gratitude towards this year’s awards sponsors Piano Solutions (All Piano Solo awards) & the Butler Community Arts School (All Piano Duet awards).

 

Early Elementary Piano Duet

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2015 Hoosier Auditions – State Results

The Indiana Music Teachers Association is pleased to announce the winners of the Hoosier Auditions State Round, held at Butler University Saturday, May 16. Butler was home to a total of 58 students, competing in Piano solo, Piano Duet and Strings. All in all it was a very exciting day, filled with wonderful music making. The results can be viewed below or on the IMTA website Be sure to check the IMTA website www.indmta.org for information regarding Hoosier Auditions in 2016.

Early Elementary Piano Duet
Winner: Julia Peng & Angela Peng, students of Natalia Rachford
Honorable Mention: Ryan Li & Hanna Chen, students of Nadya DubikovskyContinue reading

2015 Hoosier Auditions – District Results

Indiana Music Teachers Association recognizes the winners of the 2015 District Hoosier Auditions held in Valpariso, Goshen, Indianapolis, Anderson, Terre Haute, Madison, Evansville, Fort Wayne, and Lafayette. The auditions are administered throughout the state by volunteer auditions chairs Carey Scheck, Beverly Lapp, Anna Briscoe, Reginald Rogers, Beverly Simms, Hugh Partridge, Grace Hemaida, Joyanne Outland, and Melanie Manges. Be sure to either check the IMTA website www.indmta.org or consult the IMTA directory for Hoosier Auditions 2016 information.

District A (Valpariso)
Carey Scheck, District Chair

Early Elementary Strings
Winner: Brady Sampson, violin, student of Lora Allen

Elementary Strings
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2014 IMTA Hoosier Auditions – State Results

IMTA announces the winners of the 2014 Hoosier Auditions State Competition held at Butler University, Saturday May 17. Congratulations to all students, teachers, and parents who participated. In addition to receiving a cash award the winners of each category will be invited to perform at the Winners Recital during the IMTA Fall Conference held at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana, November 7-8. Please consult the IMTA directory or online at indmta.org for 2015 Hoosier Auditions information.

Hoosier Auditions State Results
May 17, 2014

Early Elementary Piano Duet
Winner: Chenyao Liu & Karolena Zhou, students of Irina Gorin
Alternate: Patrick Li & Taiga Nishida, students of Aleksey Madan
Honorable Mention: Wyat & William Lancaster, students of Claudia BossardContinue reading