Daily Archives: October 26, 2012

College of Musical Arts Students Winners at the State MTNA Competitions

Several students from the College of Musical Arts performed in the Ohio Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Competitions at Oberlin College on Saturday, October 20, 2012. A total of thirteen students won distinctions at the competition. Five CMA students placed first place in their respective divisions, and will perform at the Divisional Competitions in January at Roosevelt University in Chicago:

Four Corners Saxophone Quartet – Xiao Han, Aiwen Zhang, Corey Whitt, Ryan Hurd
– Winner of Young Artist Chamber Music Performance
– Students of John Sampen

Peter Deal, trombone
– Winner of Young Artist Brass Division
– Student of Bill Mathis

Xiao Han, saxophone
– Winner of Young Artist Woodwind Division
– Student of John Sampen

Other CMA students receiving Alternate and Honorable Mention recognitions were:
Jianhong Hu, piano (student of Robert Satterlee)
Akira Kaku, piano (student of Robert Satterlee)
Larissa Mapua, viola (student of Matthew Daline)
Laura Pillman, flute (student of Conor Nelson)
Albert Wynn Rice, trombone (student of Bill Mathis)
Gabriella Roderer, flute (student of Conor Nelson)
Maria Rusu, viola (student of Matthew Daline)
Rachel Woolf, flute (student of Conor Nelson)