Shorter University’s Jasmine Habersham headed to national voice competition
January 31, 2011 - Shorter University senior Jasmine Habersham recently won the Southern Division of the Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Competition.
Habersham, a vocal performance major, was the sole winner selected from an eight-state region. She will now go on to compete as one of the seven national finalists in the MTNA National Young Artist Competition in Milwaukee.
A voice student of Shorter’s Dr. Matthew Hoch, Habersham garnered several awards in 2010 including the Georgia District Metropolitan Opera National Council (MONC) auditions and the Cheryl-Boyd Waddell Award, given by the Georgia Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
She has spent the past two summers with the Janiec Opera Company at the Brevard Music Center and hopes to attend graduate school for vocal performance next fall.
Habersham is a resident of Lizella, Ga.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian college committed to excellence in education. Since 2003, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Shorter among the South’s best baccalaureate colleges, and the Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its lists of best value and best Southeastern colleges. The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 48 major areas as well as undergraduate degree programs for working adults, the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Education and the Master of Arts in Leadership. General education and calculus courses are offered in an online format, and Shorter recently launched online programs that lead toward the Associate of Science, the Bachelor of Business Administration, and the Master of Accountancy degrees. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.