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Graeme Johnson wins silver medal in Young Texas Artists Music Competition

Graeme Johnson (junior performance) earns the silver medal in the Winds, Brass, Percussion, Harp & Guitar Division for the Young Texas Artists Music Competition. The competition was held in Conroe, Texas. The three-day event was held in Conroe, Texas and is open

Shih-yen Chen wins Divisional MTNA Competition

Congratulations to Shih-Yen Chen on being named the winner in the South Central Division MTNA Competition “Young Artist Performance!” She will compete as a national finalist on March 11th in Anaheim, California. Good luck Shih-yen! (On a similar note, this will be

Roy Park wins third prize in the Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition

Congrats to Roy Park (MM) for winning third prize in this year’s Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition!

Shih-yen Chen wins first prize at the MTNA Young Artist Woodwind Competition

Shih-yen Chen (DMA) earns first prize in the the Texas state-level competition of the Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Woodwind Competition. Congrats Shih-yen!

Graduate Clarinet Quartet wins second prize at the MTNA Chamber Music Compeition

The Graduate Clarinet Quartet, comprised of doctoral students Nick Councilor, Winnie Fan, Tim Skinner, and Shih-yen Chen, compete in the Texas state-level competition of the Music Teachers National Association Chamber Music Competition and earn second prize.

UT Clarinetists win auditions for the Round Rock Symphony

Winnie Fan (DMA) wins the Principal Clarinet position for the Round Rock Symphony. Nick Councilor (DMA) earns runner-up for the Principal position and wins the 3rd/Bass Clarinet position. Congrats Winnie and Nick!

Winnie Fan earns the Outstanding Soloist Award at the Montecito International Music Festival

Winnie Fan (DMA) is awarded Outstanding Soloist while attending the Montecito International Music Festival. Congrats Winnie!

Alumnus Loren Welles accepts a teaching position with the Blue Valley School District

Loren Welles, who earned her MM in 2012, accepts a teaching position with the Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, Kansas. Congrats Loren and good luck on your new life adventure!

UT Clarinetists are accepted to graduate music programs with scholarships

Kai-Ju Ho is awarded the highest fellowship to begin her doctoral studies at the University of Madison-Wisconsin. Dasom Nam is awarded a large, merit-based scholarship to begin her MM at the Eastman School of Music. Stephanie Chung is awarded a large, merit-based scholarship

Nick Councilor is awarded an AI position to begin doctoral studies at the BSoM

Nick Councilor (MM) will begin his doctoral studies at the Butler School of Music next fall as an Assistant Instructor for the clarinet studio.