Virginia National Association of Teachers of Singing

February 5th, 2018

This past weekend at James Madison University, 589 singers competed in the Virginia National Association of Teachers of Singing state level competition. A large contingent of students from Pamela Beasley's studio competed, several in both Classical and Musical Theater categories. Student participants from her studio included: Marcha Kiatrungrit, Josie Miller, Payton Moledor, Jack Gereski, Zoe Gray, Madison Karten, Wesley Diener, Mimi Robinson, Lindsay Irwin and recent grad, Rachel Mink. These students represented UVA well at this statewide conference. Additionally, Wesley Diener was chosen to perform in a Master Class led by baritone, Rod Gilfry.
Several of these students placed in their categories and many received Honors recognition. All the students below have qualified to compete at the Mid-Atlantic Regional NATS event.

Payton Moledor- 2nd Place Lower College Musical Theater Women
Jack Gereski-3rd Place Lower College Musical Theater Men
Lindsay Irwin-Honors Lower College Classical Women
Zoe Gray-Honors Lower College Classical Women
           Honors Lower College Musical Theater Women
Madison Karten-Honors Lower College Classical Women
                 Honors Lower College Musical Theater Women
Mimi Robinson-Honors Lower College Musical Theater Women
Josie Miller-Honors Advanced College Classical Women
               Honors 4th/5th Year College Musical Theater Women
Wesley Diener-2nd Place Advance College Classical Men
                           3rd Place 4th/5th Year College Musical Theater Men
Rachel Mink- 3rd Place Graduate Classical Women
                         1st Place Adult Musical Theater Women

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112 Old Cabell Hall
P.O. Box 400176 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4176

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