University Relations and Communications

MSUB pianist wins statewide competition

January 18, 2013



Department of Music, 657-2350
Dan Carter, University Relations, 657-2269


Emily Walker

MSU BILLINGS NEWS SERVICES — Emily Walker, a piano performance major at Montana State University Billings, recently won the Montana Association of Symphony Orchestra’s Young Artist Division in a statewide competition.


Walker, a sophomore from Billings and a student of Dorothea Cromley, will receive a $650 stipend and the opportunity to perform with the Billings, Bozeman, Great Falls and Helena symphonies this year. Walker performed the “Saint Saens Piano Concerto in g minor” and will perform this concerto with the various orchestras.


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PHOTO AT RIGHT: Emily Walker