A group of 3 students from the piano and voice studio of MaryJane Kurpius-Brock presented their Spring Recital on June 6 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Crookston. Each student performed two or three selections for the audience. After the recital program, the following winners were announced and awards were presented as part of the National Federation of Music Clubs (NMFC):

    A group of 3 students from the piano and voice studio of MaryJane Kurpius-Brock presented their Spring Recital on June 6 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Crookston. Each student performed two or three selections for the audience.  After the recital program, the following winners were announced and awards were presented as part of the National Federation of Music Clubs (NMFC):

    • N.F.M.C. “GOLD CUP” PIANO SOLO EVENT: Isabelle Smith, Elementary, Class I; Superior/Highest Rating.

     • N.F.M.C. “GOLD CUP” PIANO HYMN EVENT: Isabelle Smith, Level I; Superior/Highest Rating.

    • N.F.M.C. “GOLD CUP” MUSIC THEORY EXAM EVENT: Isabelle Smith, Level 5; Superior/Highest Rating/Perfect Score; Thea Oman: Level 8; Superior/Highest Rating; and, Karly Resendiz: Level 6; Superior/Highest Rating.

    Karly also earned her second Theory Exam trophy (“Gold Cup”) and a “Triple Superiors” National Certificate of Honor for receiving a total of six consecutive Superior/Highest ratings in the Theory Exam event at N.F.M.C. Festivals  (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017).

    • GOLD CUP TRIPLE SUPERIORS: For the fourth year in a row, Isabelle Smith was presented with an additional trophy (“Triple Superiors Award”) from the studio for receiving 3 Superior/Highest ratings (Piano Solo, Piano Hymn, and Theory Exam) at the 2017 N.F.M.C. Festival.  

    • REGIONAL PIANO- FORTE  “OLYMPICS” ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS: Isabelle Smith: Intermediate, Level I/10 Piece Memorized Program, Silver Medal; and, Thea Oman: Intermediate, Level II/5 Piece Memorized Program, Bronze Medal.  

    Following the awards ceremony, recital rewards and certificates were presented to all of the students. The evening concluded with a reception in the church fellowship hall.