Music Department Achievements
John Brashears, a student of Professor Ben Leaptrott at Brenau University, recently received a scholarship from the Atlanta Steinway Society in honor of Robert Geer. The award was presented on September 18, 2016, at a scholarship winners recital, held in the Kellett Chapel of Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Brashears was one of four recipients, and received a trophy and a check for $1000. The scholarship was given for future musical opportunities to pursue further studies
Shelby Cody, Brenau senior and student of Dr. Barbara Steinhaus, won 3rd place in her division at this year’s NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) competition. This was a statewide event. On Saturday, November 12, Shelby also received a $500 award from the Atlanta Chapter of the national music fraternity, Mu Phi Epsilon, in their competition.