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UNT students recognized in DownBeat Student Music Awards

Congratulations to our current students and their faculty mentors for being recognized in this year's DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards:

Jazz Soloist
Graduate College Outstanding Performance
Brandon Moore, Tenor Saxophone
Faculty Mentor: Richard DeRosa

Large Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Graduate College Outstanding Performance
UNT Jazz Singers
Faculty Mentor: Jennifer Barnes

Jazz Arrangement
Graduate College Winner Big Band
Brandon Moore, “My Shining Hour”
Faculty Mentor: Richard DeRosa

Jazz Arrangement
Graduate College Outstanding Arrangement Small Ensemble
Colleen Clark, “Bye-ya”
Faculty Mentor: Quincy Davis

In addition, faculty member Rosana Eckert was recognized for her work as a guest conductor:

Large Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Honors Ensemble Winner
Missouri All-State Vocal Jazz Ensemble
Rosana Eckert, Guest Conductor