UAB singers represented very well recently at the Alabama National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) auditions in Tuscaloosa. Over 360 students competed in the annual state competition. Pictured here (from left): Dominique Hector placed third in sophomore college men musical theatre; Mary Katherine Whatley placed third in junior college women classical division and was a semi-finalist in junior college women musical theatre; Jake Preston Hemminger placed second junior college men classical division and first in junior college men musical theatre; Nole Jones placed second in both freshman college men and freshman college men musical theatre; Shane Bloemetjie placed second in senior college men classical division.
Dominique is a student of Dr. Won Cho; Mary Katherine, Jake, Nole, and Shane are all students of Dr. Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk. Not pictured is Charles Daniel, who placed second in fifth year college and adult men, classical division. He is a student of Dr. Hurst-Wajszczuk.