Ouachita Baptist University junior Joanna Horton from Arkadelphia, Ark., was named first place winner of the 39th annual Virginia Queen Competition for Excellence in Piano Performance, hosted by Ouachita’s School of Fine Arts on April 30.
Horton, a music major, won first place and a $500 cash prize for her performance of the first movement of Muzio Clementi's “Sonata Op. 47, No. 2,” and "Dreaming," from “Four Sketches” by Amy Beach. Horton is a piano student of Dr. Adam Haas, visiting assistant professor of music.
Pollizi, Meaghan and News Bureau, Ouachita, "Horton wins 39th annual Virginia Queen Piano Competition at Ouachita" (2016). Press Releases. 267.