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Catawba College Community Music Students Participate in Piano Guild Auditions

June 03, 2008

Category: Events, Music


Catawba College Community Music students enrolled in the piano studio of Mrs. Angela Robbins participated in the Piano Guild Auditions on April 26, 2008. Students included George Mobley, Gabe Steinman, Rachel Hopler, Anna Chamberlain and Mason Jennings. All of Mrs. Robbins' students scored a Superior rating at this year's Guild Auditions - the highest rating that can be received.

The Piano Guild Auditions, founded in 1929, is a division of the American College of  Musicians. Over 118,000 participants enroll annually in the international auditions, which are held in over 800 locations throughout the U.S. and abroad. The primary function of the Piano Guild is to establish definite goals and awards in non-competitive auditions for students of all levels, from the earliest beginner to the gifted prodigy. Students are judged on individual merit, by a well-qualified music professional, in the areas of accuracy, continuity, phrasing, pedaling, dynamics, rhythm, tempo, tone, interpretation, style, and technique.

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