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K-State Today

November 14, 2018

K-State piano students among winners of state competition

Submitted by Blakely Bunning

Two K-State piano students have earned top awards at the recent Kansas Music Teachers Association state auditions, hosted Nov. 11 at the University of Kansas.

Helen Krehbiel, freshman in piano performance, Bern, won the first prize in the Freshman/Sophomore category, and Rinaldi Yonathan, a graduate student in piano performance from Bandung, Indonesia, received an honorable mention in the Graduate Category.

Both are students of K-State piano professor, Slawomir Dobrzanski, at the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.

The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance is part of the College of Arts and Sciences. The school annually gives more than $500,000 in undergraduate scholarships and graduate scholarships and assistantships. To learn more about the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at K-State, visit its website.