Awards Abound for Pre-Conservatory Students

January 19, 2018


Several COE members earn recognition for recent performances.

The Shattuck-St. Mary’s Pre-Conservatory Center of Excellence is pleased to announce several recent performance winners.

  • Maria Chirinos ’18 and Harrison Oh ’19 won Honorable Mention, and Kirill Nazarov ’20 won 3rd prize in the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra’s “Rising Stars” Concerto Competition on Saturday, January 20.
  • Cate Carson ’20 and Maria Chirinos ’18 both won the Dakota Valley Symphony’s Young Artist Competition on Monday, January 15. They will each perform in concert with the Dakota Valley Symphony in April 2018.
  • Cate Carson ’20 won “Honorable Mention” at the Regional Finals of the Music Teacher’s National Association (MTNA) National Music Competition on Saturday, January 13.
  • Maria Chirinos ’18 and Vinh Nguyen ’19 were selected as featured artists for MPR’s “Minnesota Varsity” competition on Wednesday, January 10. They will go to MPR studios and professionally record their competition repertoire to be played on the radio.
Congratulations to each of these performers!
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