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EMU Voice Student Achievements

 
2016 American Choral Directors Association
  • Jennifer O'Neal - selected to participate in the undergraduate conducting master-class with Carol Beynon 
  • Erik Doucette - selected to participate in the graduate conducting master-class with Z. Randall Stroope
  • Dr. Brandon Johnson was invited to present a session.
 2015 Michigan Student Auditions (NATS)
  • Jennifer O'Neal, MEDV - 1st place in senior college women
  • Rebecca Myers, MEDV - 1st place in junior college women
  • Kelsey Tate, MPRF 3st place in junior college women
  • Landis Smith, MEDV - 2nd place sophomore in college men
2015 American Choral Directors Association
  • The EMU Choir was invited to participate at the Conducting Masterclass Ensemble with Joe Miller
  • Dr. Brandon Johnson was invited to present a session.
2015 Summer Vocal Awards & Opportunities
  • Clarice Weiseman, Dominique Williams - hired as part of the Pittsfield Opera Theatre Troupe
  • Rebecca Myers - accepted into the Up North Opera Institute
  • Kyndall Isham - accepted into the Castleton Music Festival
2014 Kalamazoo Bach Festival Young Vocalists Competition
  • Christopher Zavac - Third place in College Division 2014K
2014 Michigan Student Auditions (NATS)
  • Carlos Builes, MMPRF - 1st Place in Advanced Men
  • Rebecca Myers, MEDV sophomore - 1st place in 2nd year College Women
  • Jennifer O'Neal, MEDV - 1st place in Upper Division- Mature Beginner
  • Kelsey Tate, MUTH freshmen - 1st place in Lower Division-Mature Beginner
  • Dominique Williams, MPRF senior - 3rd place in 4th year College Men
2014 American Choral Directors Association
  • Sixteen Singers - selected to the Intercollegiate Honor Choir
  • Carlos Builes - selected to participate in conducting master-class with Simon Carrington
  • Jaylon Sims - selected to participate in the undergraduate conducting master-class with Emily Ellsworth
  • Elizabeth Green - selected to participate in the undergraduate conducting master-class with Emily Ellsworth
2013 Michigan Student Auditions (NATS)
  • Kyndall Isham - First Place Second Year College Women
  • Renae Murphy - Second Place Music Theater: 3rd/4th Year College
  • Amanda Williams - Second Place Third Year College Women
  • Maria Vélasquez - Second Place Advanced Men & Women
  • Shayla McDermott - Third Place Third Year College Women
  • Clarice Weiseman - Third Place First Year College Women
  • Emily Dodd - Third Place Second Year College Women
  • Jaylon Sims - Third Place Third Year College Men
  • Christopher Zavac - Third Place Fourth Year College Men
  • Jennifer O'Neal - Third Place Mature Beginner
2012 Michigan Student Auditions (NATS)  
  • Kyndall Isham - First Year College Women 3rd place 
  • Chelsea Moores - Second Year College Women 2nd place 
  • Dominique Williams - Second Year College Men 3rd place 
  • Christopher Zavac - Third Year College Men 1st place 
  • Renae Murphy - Fourth Year College Women 3rd place 
  • Eric Smith - Advanced Men and Women (22–25) 3rd place 
  • Maria Vélasquez - Advanced Men and Women (26–29) 2nd place 
2011 Michigan Student Auditions (NATS)
  • Tiffany Doan – 3rd place in 3rd/4th year college musical theatre
  • Natalie Joseph – 3rd place in 1st year college women
  • Chelsea Moores – Honorable Mention in 1st year college women
  • Shawn Morrison – 1st place in 2nd year college men
  • Andrew Raby – 2nd place in 2nd year college men
  • Jacqueline Ross – 1st place in 3rd year college women
  • Eric Smith – 2nd place in Advanced Woman and Men
  • Dominique Williams – 2nd place in 1st year college men

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