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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 […]

Conservatory Students Win, Place at OSU Competition

Congratulations to our Barthelmes Conservatory students Alina Ryzhkov and Abigail Terrill for placing 1st and 2nd this past weekend at the OSU 2016 High School Piano Competition. They are students of Ms. Tatyana Lantos.  

Conservatory Graduate Selected for National Youth Orchestra

Barthelmes Conservatory graduate (’15) and current bART Center intern Joseph Bates has been selected to join the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America for their 2016 season. The orchestra will perform the music of Mozart and Bruckner at Carnegie Hall with conductor Christoph Eschenbach and pianist Emanuel Ax. The musicians will then embark on […]

bART Student Wins Competition

The judges have selected 7th year Barthelmes Conservatory student Jared Riddoch as the first-place winner for the University of Tulsa’s city-wide Bela Rozsa Composition Competition for High School Students. Jared’s composition, “The Sound of the Cranes” suite for solo piano will be performed by Bart alumnus and TU piano and orchestra conducting student Drew Crane. Jared will […]

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