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Conservatory Vocal Students Excel at NATS

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266 singers from Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois gathered at William Jewell College in Liberty, MO, November 4–5 to compete at the 2011 North Central Regional Convention of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).

Nine Conservatory vocal students of Raymond Feener and Dale Morehouse placed as semi-finalists or higher.

Jessica Salley, soprano, First Place - Advanced Division (student of Raymond Feener)

Chris Carbin, baritone, Third Place - Freshmen Men (student of Dale Morehouse)

Brandon Russell, tenor, Honorable Mention - Senior Men (student of Raymond Feener)

Patrick McCoy, tenor, Honorable Mention - Sophomore Men (student of Dale Morehouse)

Bryan Pinkall, tenor, Semi-Finalist - Advanced Division (student of Dale Morehouse)

Danielle Krispin, soprano Semi-Finalist - Junior Women (student of Dale Morehouse)

Royce Strider, baritone, Semi-Finalist - Sophomore Men (student of Dale Morehouse)

Tyler House, baritone, Semi-Finalist - Freshmen Men (student of Dale Morehouse

Brandon Smith, tenor, Semi-Finalist - Freshmen Men (student of Dale Morehouse)

Special thanks to Richard Williams and Kurtis Shoemake as collaborative pianists.

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949
Email: selfdr@umkc.edu