Two Cal Poly Pomona students were awarded scholarships at two recent regional singing competitions.
Xavier Montalbo, a music industry studies student, and music performance student Morgan Semrau each received a $1,500 scholarship from the Whittier New Century Singers Vocal Scholarship Competition 2017. Only two scholarships of that amount are awarded each year.
Xavier was also awarded First Place, Freshmen Men in the Los Angeles chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS-LA), collegiate division student auditions. More than 85 students from 17 universities and colleges from Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, and Ventura counties participated in the April 15 competition hosted by Cal Poly Pomona bringing 28 college and university voice instructors to our campus.