The College of Arts and Architecture

Voice Students Excel at Region NATS Auditions

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Congratulations to the Penn State undergraduate voice majors who participated in the Eastern Region Conference and Student Auditions sponsored by the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). The conference was held at Susquehanna University (Selinsgrove, PA) on March 17-19.

Grace Kiver, 1st Place Winner (Third Year College)

Joseph Helinski, 2nd Place Winner (Fourth/Fifth Year College)

Sadie Spivey, 2nd Place Winner (Second Year College)

Sarah Rainey, semi-finalist (Third Year College)

Marissa Works, semi-finalist (Second Year College)

Based on their placement, these students are now eligible to participate in the National Student Auditions’ preliminary round. The national auditions semi-finals and finals will occur at the NATS conference in in Boulder, CO, July 20-22, 2017. 

Grace Kiver, Sadie Spivey, and Sarah Rainey are students of voice professor Jennifer Trost. Joseph Helinski and Marissa Works study with professor Richard Kennedy.