Rhodes Voice Student Places First in National Association of Teachers of Singing’s Regional Competition

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Cameron Crawford ’19

Senior music major Cameron Crawford won first place in the Upper College Music Theatre Women category at the Mid-South Regional Auditions of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). The event was held March 29-30 at Austin Peay State University.

Singers from schools including the University of Kentucky, Belmont University, Vanderbilt University, Centre College, and Lee University performed and received feedback about their performances. Rhodes students who performed in the classical and musical theater categories are: 

Haleigh Boykin ’22
Carley Jo Goggans ’22
Emily Haas ’22
Abigail Sweeney ’22
Jake Thomas ’22
Grace Tomeny ’20
Rachel Ward ’21
Kathleen Whatley ’22
Camila Zimmerman ’19

Rhodes voice students were prepared by faculty members Carole Blankenship and Sandra Franks. The students were assisted by pianists Tom Bryant and Debbie Smith.