Shorter University student Trey Smagur wins district competition; now advances to nationals
January 23, 2012 -
Shorter University junior Trey Smagur was recently named the overall winner at the district level of the Music Teacher’s National Association (MTNA) voice competition. The district level competition includes voice students from an eight-state region, including Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky.
Because of his district win, he will now have the opportunity to compete in the national finals in New York City in March. Previously, Smagur won the state division of the MTNA competition in 2011.
Smagur, a resident of Clarkesville, Ga., is the vocal student of Chuck Chandler, Shorter University’s assistant professor of voice.
Trey Smagur (left) with Chuck Chandler, Shorter University's assistant professor of voice.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian university committed to excellence in education. 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.