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bART Composition Student Wins National Award

bART composition student Joanna McDonald, who the bART community supported financially when she applied to Curtis Summerfest, has won the G. Shirmer Award at the Luna Composition Lab of the Kaufman Music Center (a nationally competitive workshop for women composers). You can see her at the top of the page in the link below, with […]

bART Alumnus Wins National Composition Competition

Barthelmes Conservatory alumnus Anthony Conroy has won first prize in the Young Artist division of the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) national composition competition. As a conservatory student (cello instruction with Krassi Figg and composition instruction with Dr. Noam Faingold), Anthony had won first prize in the state and regional MTNA competitions. Anthony will perform […]

bART Student Earns Prize

bART Center for Music student Joanna McDonald received 2nd prize in this year’s Bela Rozsa High School Composition Competition at The University of Tulsa for her piano piece “A Walk in the Dark,” composed under the supervision of bART composition faculty Dr. Noam Faingold and Dave Broome. Her piece will be performed at TU at […]

Conservatory Director Featured on NPR, Debuts New Composition

Barthelmes Conservatory Director/composer Dr. Noam Faingold and Signature Symphony Conductor and Artistic Director (and Assistant Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony) Andrés Franco were recently guests on Studio Tulsa with Rich Fisher, on Public Radio Tulsa, our NPR affiliate. Listen to the interview here: Signature Symphony hosted an open rehearsal on pieces by Shostakovich, Glazunov, Borodin, […]

Exposure to Music Improves School Test Scores

Great article from The Guardian—read it here!

bART Piano Trio Wins Competition

Congratulations to the bART Piano Trio! This group of talented young musicians won first prize in the Young Chamber Artists Competition, hosted by Tulsa Camerata and Chamber Music Tulsa, held at The University of Tulsa on Saturday, February 4. The group won the $500 first prize donated by the Council Oak Men’s Choir, and will participate […]

bART Student Takes Second at Bela Rozsa Composition Competition

Congratulations to bART student Joanna McDonald, second-place winner for the Bela Rozsa Composition Competition for High School Students for her composition, “Ponderings,” for solo guitar. Joanna will receive a check for $150 and will perform her piece at the Bela Rozsa Composition Competition and Concert on February 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Meinig Recital Hall in the Lorton Performance Center […]

bART Student Named Alternate Winner in MTNA Competition

Congratulations to Kayla Cao for being named the alternate winner in MTNA SouthCenter division, held at Arkansas State University on January 15! Kayla has been a student at The bART for seven years, learning from Ms. Tatiana Lantos. We’re proud of you, Kayla!

MTNA Junior Piano Competition Winner

Congratulations to Barthelmes Conservatory student Kayla Cao (student of Tatyana Lantos), who won the Music Teachers National Association junior piano competition held Friday, November 4, 2016, at the University of Oklahoma. As the winner, she is headed to the Division Competition in January!

bART and Conservatory Student Going to Summer Camp

Marin Miller, voice student of Susannah Brooks at The bART Center for Music, has been accepted with a partial scholarship to the Oklahoma City University Musical Theater Camp in July of this summer. The students will perform Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Marin is excited to participate in OCU’s camp with so many hours every day of […]

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