Welcome Halie Augustus, Piano Academy Yellow Director!
Halie Augustus will be joining us next week to oversee our Yellow Piano Academy! The rooms are officially set up and we’re ready to take on lots of new students! We are so excited to have Halie come and share her talents with us at the Conservatory. Here’s a little bit about Halie:
Halie Augustus is a young artist that has distinguished herself as a musician with great technical abilities and interpretive insight. She holds degrees in Piano Performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance (MM) and Brigham Young University (BM). Halie is an active collaborator with vocalists, instrumentalists, and choirs. Recent choirs include UMKC’s Canticum Novum, University Singers, and Conservatory Concert Choir, as well as BYU Women’s Chorus from 2010-2013.
Ms. Augustus has performed in masterclasses with artists such as Lowell Liebermann, Alon Goldstein, Bruce Brubaker, and Eduard Kunz. Her recent teachers include Dr. Jane Solose (UMKC), Dr. Robert Weirich (UMKC), and Dr. Scott Holden (BYU).
Awards that Ms. Augustus have won have included the 2015 Alternate Winner in the West Central Division of the Young Artist MTNA Competition, 2013 Honorable Mention MTNA Young Artist, and the Reid Nibley Scholarship at BYU. National presentations include 2013 MTNA National Piano Symposium and 2015 MTNA National Conference.
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