MTNA Chamber Music Competitions

2017–2018 National Winners

Linda Stump, National Director

 

String

  Ensemble School State Division Teacher/Coach

Winner

Music City Quintet
Miranda Shum, piano
Hesoo Cha, violin
Emily Monroe, violin
Rachel Haber, viola
Eric Cho, cello

Vanderbilt University

Tennessee 

Southern

Cornelia Heard

Second Place

Quartet Lyrique
Stella Kim, violin
Laura Casarez, violin
Tiezheng Shen, viola
Diana Chiknaikin, cello

University of Arizona

Arizona

Southwest

Timothy Cantor

Third Place

Trio Soave
Shulin Guo, piano
Hilary Lowery, clarinet
Zhaolin Wang, viola

University of Kansas

Kansas

West Central

Scott McBride Smith

 

 

Wind

  Ensemble School State Division Teacher/Coach

Winner

Elysian
Jared Waters, soprano saxophone
Damian Cheek, alto saxophone
Evan Harris, tenor saxophone
Spiro Nicolas, baritone saxophone

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma

South Central

Jonathan Nichol

Second Place

Zenith
Parker Fritz, soprano saxophone
Diego Kieliszewski, alto saxophone
Ben MacDonald, tenor saxophone
Taylor Huitema, baritone saxophone

Central Michigan University

Michigan

East Central

John Nichol

Third Place

Volker Brass
Andrew Stadler, trumpet
Meagan Conley, trumpet
Maria Nyikos, horn
Brent Mead, trombone
Ryan Snell, tuba

University of Missouri Kansas City

Missouri

West Central

Thomas Stein