Music Teachers National Association is pleased to announce the results of the Performance Competition for the East Central Division (ECD).
Included in those results, Indiana is proud to announce we have two winners, two alternates, and two honorable mentions from our state.
- Junior String, Abigail Ko, Violin, student of Mimi Zweig
- Young Artist String, Clara Scholtes, Violin, student of Mauricio Fuks
- Chamber Music (Wind), Empyrean Saxophone Quartet, students of Otis Murphy
- Senior String, Lydia Rhea, Cello, student of Hans Jensen
- Senior Woodwind, Benton Westbrook, Saxophone, student of Otis Murphy
- Young Artist Woodwind, Ting Hua Liang, Saxophone, student of Otis Murphy
The winners now advance to the national competition which will be held at the MTNA National Conference in Orlando, Florida in March 2018. Alternates will be the representatives should the winners in their category be unable to compete.
Good luck to both Abigail Ko and Clara Scholtes as they compete in March!
Here is the full slate of results for the ECD Performance Competitions:
Chamber Music Wind
WINNER Zenith Saxophone Quartet (MI) John Nichol
Parker Fritz, Soprano Saxophone
Diego Kieliszewski, Alto Saxophone
Ben McDonald, Tenor Saxophone
Taylor Huitema, Baritone Saxophone