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 Two Winners Named in Chad Williamson Memorial Scholarship Competition 

 

SPOTLIGHT

11/11/2003

Contact: K.E. Schwab  -- 724-738-2199;  e-mail: karl.schwab@sru.edu

TWO SRU SENIOR MUSIC STUDENTS SHARE HONORS

IN ANNUAL WILLIAMSON SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION

           SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Ashley Robin Moore, amezzo-soprano senior majoring in voice from Bethel Park, andJade Kondrasuk, a soprano senior majoring in music therapy from Ellwood City, who wrote and performed her own song, have been named co-recipients of Slippery Rock University’s Chad Williamson Memorial Scholarship Competition for 2003.

          The annual competition, held to spotlight vocal majors at SRU, drew 14 competitors and four other performers. The competition requires each student to present both a classical selection and a popular selection. Performances this year were judged by 

          Kondrasuk offered a work by Mozart and “Empty Slots,” an original composition she wrote, and Moore offered “When I am Laid in Earth,” by Henry Purcell and “How Can I be Glad Without Him Blues.” The competition is organized by Colleen Neubert, an assistant professor of music SRU.

           The scholarship was created by Mr. Williamson’s family after he died in a traffic accident. He had served in the military and was planning to attend SRU.

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