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K-State Today

November 21, 2016



Singers from the School of Music, Theater, and Dance place at regional student auditions

By Amy Rosine

Singers from K-State's School of Music, Theatre, and Dance competed in the West Central National Association of Teachers of Singing Regional Auditions Nov. 4-5 in Wichita.  

Students compete in three rounds of auditions before being selected for the finals. Several K-State students placed in the final round and were awarded a monetary amount.

The following finalists are eligible to compete at the national level:

Matthew Cyphert, fifth place-graduate men; Kage Edgar, third place-junior men and third place-upper division musical theatre men; Michael Fibelkorn, second place-senior classical men; Morgan Higgins, fifth place-sophomore women and fifth place-lower division musical theatre; Rachel Hunt, fifth place-upper division musical theatre women; Nick Overbey, fourth place-sophomore men; Lane Turner, first place-junior men; Kelly Urschel, first place-upper division musical theater women and fourth place-junior classical women; Samantha Williams, second place-freshman women; and Samuel Wilson, second place-junior men and fourth place-upper division musical theatre.

Semifinalists include Anthony Bandy, Christian Blackburn, Madison Boyer, Alex Cowley, Craig Meyer, Spencer McIntire, Madison Moore, Garrett Prall and Grace Volker.

Students represent the voice studios of Reg Pittman, Patricia Thompson, Amy Rosine, Bryan Pinkall, Cheryl Richt and Janie Brokenicky.