IUP Students Make Strong Showing at National Association of Teachers of Singing Auditions

Posted on 4/15/2009 10:27:44 PM

The IUP Department of Music hosted the 2009 Eastern Region NATS Conference and Student Auditions between April 2 and 4.

The student auditions consist of singing in a preliminary, semifinal and final round of competition. The following students made the finals and were recognized in their category of participation.

Freshman Women
1st place: Nicole Williams — student of Mary Hastings
2nd place: Erin Thomas — student of Mary Hastings

Freshman Men
1st place: August Matrisch — student of Robert Peavler

Sophomore Women
2nd place: Leanna McGiboney — student of Robert Peavler

Sophomore Men
3rd place: Jonathan Eutsey — student of Mary Hastings

Junior Women
2nd place: Kristin Dudra — student of Robert Peavler

Junior Men
2nd place: Daniel Drumm — student of Robert Peavler
3rd place: Randy Frye — student of Sarah Mantel

Senior Men
2nd place: Sean Cogan — student of Mary Hastings
2nd place: Steven Cosnek — student of Robert Peavler

Musical Theater
1st place: Erika Pealstrom — student of Sarah Mantel
1st place: Joe York — student of Sarah Mantel
3rd place: Tyler Knauf — student of Robert Peavler