Vocal Music students from the Mississippi School of the Arts recently returned from Mississippi NATS competition held at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, adding some winning titles to their portfolios. Eight semifinalists and six finalists (separated by 1-3 points) received recognition.

HIGH SCHOOL TREBLE MUSICAL THEATRE: 1st – Hannah Smith; 2nd – Aaliyah McCullum; 3rd – Avery Smith; 4th – James Smoot

HIGH SCHOOL TTB MUSICAL THEATRE: 1st – Sam Crump; 2nd – Parker Burns

Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members in the United States, Canada, and more than 35 other countries. Whether working in independent studios, community schools, elementary and secondary schools, or higher education, NATS members represent the diversity of today’s music landscape, teaching in all vocal styles.

MSA Vocal Music is under the direction of Sarah Hamman. Visit the department web site for more information about our program.