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Denton Bach Society
Competition for Young Musicians
2017 Winners

Thank you to all who entered!

Beverly Hoch, Competition Coordinator

    Congratulations to our winners of the 16th Annual Denton Bach Society Competition for Young Musicians held on April 8, 2017 at the University of North Texas College of Music. Entrants represented grades 9-12 from the area of Denton and its surrounding counties.

    Vocal Division
    Student of Melinda Cotten

    Honorable Mention
    BRITTANY BREWER, soprano
    Student of Julianne Best

    Instrumental Division
    ATLEE DANIEL, viola
    Student of Dr. Elisabeth Adkins

    Honorable Mention
    Isaac Chiang, marimba
    Student of Christina Long
    Honorable Mention
    Smrithi Upadhyayula, piccolo
    Student of Cecilia Hamilton

    Piano Division
    Student of Christina Long

    The three Winners each receive

    • $150.00 cash award
    • $150.00 in Pender's Music Co. gift certificate
    • Performance opportunity on Sunday, June 11, 2017
      at the DBS General Members Meeting at 7:00 PM
      The Denton Woman's Building
      610 Oakland St, Denton, TX 76201

    Judges of the 2017 Competition of Young Musicians

    Vocal Division

    Dr. James Rodriguez
    Noel Clark

    Instrumental & Piano Divisions

    Dr. Richard Shuster
    Dr. Danielle Woolery