Conservatory Academy Student Coleman Gliddon Is a Winner in the MTNA Junior Composition Competition


Coleman Gliddon, age 13, who studies composition at the UMKC Conservatory's Academy with Academy director Mara Gibson, has won the Junior division of the Music Teachers National Association composition competition for West Central Division.

John Patzlaf, who is an honorable mention in the Young Artist portion, studied at the Academy's summer composition workshop, 2013.

The winning compositions automatically advance to the national competition as national finalists. The results of that competition will be announced by the end of January.


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