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Students win honors in music competition

Two Dordt College students recently won honors in music competitions.

Carrie Spronk advanced from the state and district organ competition of the MTNA (Music Teachers National Association) and will now play at the national competition in Kansas City on March 28 or 29.

Senior Mark Jansen won the state composition award for the MTNA; he is waiting to hear about the District.

Ruth Lynch, flute; Sarah Buteyn, flute; Amanda Jasper, clarinet; Shirley Buist, clarinet; Amy Vander Kamp, trombone; Anna Kooi, trombone; Nate DeBoer, trombone, were selected to perform in the Iowa Collegiate Honor Band. The 100-member ensemble performed at CY Stephens Auditorium in Ames, Iowa, on November 22. Conductor of the select ensemble was Richard Blatti from Ohio State University.