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CSU Schwob School of Music students have received top prizes at this year’s national competition for the Music Teachers National Association. The finals of the competition were held over the past couple of days in Orlando, FL.
Natalya Klenovskaya won first place in the Young Artist String Division. Natalya is an Artist Diploma violin student of Prof. Sergiu Schwartz. She will be featured as soloist with the Schwob Philharmonic, playing the Shostakovich Violin Concerto, on April 29th.
Camron Bryant won second place in the Young Artist Brass Division. Camron is a sophomore horn student of Dr. Natalie Higgins.
Elizabeth Tsai won first place in the Senior Piano Duet DIvision, with her partner Yannie Tan. Elizabeth is a Woodruff Scholar and a student of Prof. Tatiana Muzanova.
Each participant won in the state and regional rounds to get to the finals. Susan Hoskins traveled to Orlando to serve as collaborative pianist for Camron and Natalya.