SNU Student Vocalists Win Regional Awards

Southern Nazarene University (SNU) students received a number of awards and recognitions at a recent regional competition for the National Association for Teachers of Singing.

Competition finalists were:

Melanie Bibbs, Catherine Etter, Rebekah Jeong, Hannah Kinsey, Steve Stark and Brendon Weaver.

Winner of First Place in the Adult category was Brendon Weaver, and Steve Stark won Second Place in the Junior men category.

Pictured above:  Steve Stark and Brendon Weaver

“We are so proud of these SNU students and the work that Music Professors Rebekah Ambrosini, B.Mus., M.P.A., and her husband, Jeff Ambrosini, along with SNU Adjunct Voice Professor Andrea Hansen are doing with our students,” said Dr. Melissa Lewis, D.M.A. and Chair for the SNU School of Music. “SNU had ten students that participated in the event. The percentages of finalists and winners is fantastic and they all did so well,” said Lewis.

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