Students from the NDSU Challey School of Music recently excelled during the National Association of Teachers of Singing, known as NATS, competition for both the South Dakota and North Dakota chapters.
In South Dakota, NDSU singers won five awards in their division, including two first places, one second and one third, as well as one honorable mention.
At the North Dakota competition held April 6 at Jamestown University, two students placed first, two placed second and one student placed third in their division.
NDSU faculty members Mariane Lemieux-Wottrich and Robert Jones were recognized as teachers of the student award winners.
Micah Nicolai, first place
Floyd Althoff, second place
Lauren Craig, first place
Bailey Roth, third place
Anthony Peralta, honorable mention
Nick Hovey, second place
Joel Peterson, third place
Margaret Brink, second place
Elijah O’Sullivan, first place
Elyssa Bickford (musical theater), first place
NDSU graduate collaborative pianists Caleb Lawson, Elisama Gonçalves, Hong Liang Ng and Xiang Wei provided accompanying performances.
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