Hotchkiss Students Win Top Prizes at Music Teachers National Association - Connecticut Competition

The Music Teachers National Association Competition for the state of Connecticut was held at the University of Connecticut Storrs campus Oct. 27. Hotchkiss students received major prizes in every category in which they competed. The 1st Prize winners will represent the state in December during the Eastern Division round, competing against winners from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, D.C., and West Virginia. Below is a list of winners:

Ricky Shi '22 - 1st Prize – CT State Representative - Junior Piano Competition

Bao Do '22 - 2nd Prize – Alternate - Junior Piano Competition

Michael Zhang '21 – 1st Prize – CT State Representative - Senior Piano Competition

Shine Peng '19 – 2nd Prize – Alternate - Senior Piano Competition

Elizabeth Riley Henshaw '20 - 1st Prize – CT State Representative – Senior Winds Competition 

Gemma Tung '19 - 2nd Prize – Alternate - Senior Strings Competition