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Seven teachers of singing have been selected to receive 2020 Emerging Leader Awards

posted on 3:08 PM, March 9, 2020
Winners receive a grant to assist with their attendance at the NATS National Conference, June 26-30 in Knoxville, TN.
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NATS has announced that seven early-career teachers of singing have been selected to receive 2020 Emerging Leader Awards.

This biennial grant program with partial funding from the NATS Foundation is designed to recognize teachers of singing with no more than 10 years of teaching experience and who are active at the chapter and regional level of NATS. Winners receive a $750 grant to assist with their attendance at the NATS 56th National Conference, which takes place June 26-30, 2020, in Knoxville, Tennessee.

The seven NATS Emerging Leaders for 2020 are:

  • Colin Briskey, Seattle, Washington (Northwestern Region)
  • Troy Castle, Marion, Indiana (Great Lakes Region)
  • Kylie T. Gougler, Dubuque, Iowa (Central Region)
  • Ingrid Kammin, Champaign, Illinois (Central Region)
  • Andy King, New York, New York (Eastern Region)
  • Charles Moore, Greeley, Colorado (West Central Region)
  • Heidi Wylie, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (North Central Region)

This year's applicants were eligible from the Central, Eastern, Great Lakes, Intermountain, North Central, Northwestern, and West Central regions. Applicants from the other seven NATS regions will be eligible for the 2022 awards. More information on the Emerging Leaders Awards can be found here.

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