Shorter College students sweep voice competitions
November 19 - Shorter College students Emily Tweedy and Laura Collins swept the recent Georgia Music Teachers’ Association Young Artist Voice Competition by winning first and second place, respectively.
Tweedy, a junior from Stone Mountain, is a vocal performance major at Shorter. Laura Collins, a senior from Corsicana, Texas, is also a vocal performance major at Shorter.
Because of her first-place win, Tweedy will now advance to the Southern Division of the Music Teachers National Association Competition in January. That event will be held in Birmingham, Ala.
Founded in 1873, Shorter College is a Christian college committed to excellence in education. Since 2003, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Shorter among the South’s best baccalaureate colleges. The college offers bachelor’s degrees in 48 major areas, master’s level and undergraduate degree programs for working adults, online courses, and a vibrant intercollegiate athletic program. Shorter will transition to university status June 1, 2010. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.