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2019 Instrumental Concerto Competition Finals Results

Posted on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Novmebr 4, 2019 was the final round of the 2019 Instrumental Concerto Competition. Congratulations to all of the performers for a wonderful concert.

The results are:

FIRST PLACE: Mackenzie Dugger, flute
SECOND PLACE: Donovan Klutho, tuba
THIRD PLACE: Abigail Moore, violin

Mackenzie Dugger will perform the first movement of Mike Mower's Concerto with the Wind Ensemble in the spring of 2020. 

Many thanks to the judges for the evening: Danny Galyen, Rebecca Burkhardt, Alex Pershounin, Julia Bullard, and Heather Peyton. 

Sevcik named 2019 Presser Scholar

Posted on Thursday, April 4th, 2019

The School of Music is thrilled to announce that Brenda Sevcik has been awarded the 2018-19 Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award, for her performance of Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in D major at the Spotlight Competition Finale on April 3, 2019. A native of Cedar Falls, IA, Brenda is currently a junior at UNI, where she is a double major in Music Education and Instrumental Performance. The Presser Award is an amazing achievement, and a testament to Brenda’s accomplishments.