School of Music Announces Award Winners

March 29, 2012

PLAINVIEW – Last Monday, the Wayland Baptist University School of Music held its annual Music Achievement Awards Competition with 23 students competing.

The students were broken into two divisions with three performance categories in each division. Freshmen and sophomore students competed in Division B while junior and senior students competed in Division A. Each student performed in one of three categories: instrumental, keyboard and voice. School of Music faculty acted as judges for the competition.

One student, Vincent Limon, was named the overall winner for the evening. Limon, a senior saxophone player from Austin, will perform as the School of Music’s representative for the upcoming Research and Performance Day on April 4 during Wayland’s regular chapel service. The service begins at 11 a.m. and is open to the public.

Limon won first place in the instrumental competition in Division A. TeAda Short, of Plainview, was the second-place winner. In the Division A vocal group, Corinna Browning, from Channing, won first and Victoria Wiley, of Iriving, was second. Damaris Rios, from El Paso, took first place in the Division A keyboard contest with Jonathan Fleming, of Eufaula, Ala., earning second place.

In the Division B keyboard competition, Andrea Hamric, from El Paso, won first and Priscilla Topp, from Lubbock, won second. Christion Draper, of Dallas, took first place in the Division B voice competition with Danielle Beaudoin, of Lubbock, winning second. David Rogers, of Tulia, and Kaylie Young, from Lubbock, took first and second, respectively, in the instrumental competition.