The University recently hosted the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) classical competition for high school and college students from all of Oregon and Southwestern Washington, according to Nicole Hanig, performing and fine arts. UP senior Catherine Jacobs won first place in her division and then won first amongst all college students, earning her a spot in a master class alongside the Portland Opera Young Artists with international tenor Lawrence Brownlee in April, sponsored by Friends of Chamber Music.
UP senior, Madeleine Tran won third place in her division. Both students have qualified to participate in the West coast regional competition and will have the chance to proceed to the national level. Students Tori Jacobs, Allyson Odem, McKennah Thornton, Lupita Zamora Rezendiz, Natalie Werner, and Alissa Henderson also participated.
For more information contact Hanig at x7805 or firstname.lastname@example.org.