Dr. Laura Beer was recognized by her peers with the 2015 Professional Practice Award from the Western Region American Association of Music Therapy.
Music composition student Ian Guthrie won first place in the Music Teacher National Association's Young Artist Piano Performance Competition for the state of Oregon in November 2013.
As the state winner, he will represent Oregon at the MTNA Northwest Division Competition in Portland this January where he will compete against the state winners from Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming for the opportunity to advance to the national finals in Chicago.
Ian Guthrie studies piano with Dr. Renato Fabbro. He plans to graduate with a Bachelor of Music in Composition degree in spring 2014.