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Laryne Monte

Ms. Laryne Monte

Accompanist, Department of Music; Instructor of Music

Contact

Office and/or Address: Smith 206

Education

  • Master of Music, Piano Performance, Western Michigan University
  • Bachelor of Music, Piano Performance, University of Alabama

Biography

Ms. Laryne Monte joined the Huntingdon music program in 2017. She serves as accompanist to the Huntingdon Concert Choir and Huntingdon Ensemble and as organist for Memorial Presbyterian Church in Montgomery. She has previously served as accompanist for the Thornapple Covenant Church choir in Grand Rapids, Michigan; a piano instructor for The Piano Cottage, Grand Rapids, Michigan; an adjunct instructor of music for Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor, Michigan; and as a piano instructor for Crescendo Academy of Music in Kalamazoo, Michigan, among a long list of piano accompanist and instruction posts.

Ms. Monte has performed solo recitals for various churches in Michigan as well as for Western Michigan University and the University of Alabama.

Musical Honors and Awards

2014

  • Gilmore International Keyboard Festival Fellow

2011–2012

  • Phyllis Rappaport Accompanying Scholar at Western Michigan University
  • Awarded full graduate assistantship to Western Michigan University
  • Alabama Federation of Music Clubs, 2nd Place
  • Music Teachers National Association State Competition, Honorable Mention

2009–2010

  • Birmingham Music Club Scholarship Competition, 2nd Place
  • Alabama Federation of Music Clubs, 2nd Place
  • Awarded Outstanding Sophomore by Pi Kappa Lambda Honor Society
  • Zelpha Wells Piano Competition, 2nd Place
  • Alabama Federation of Music Clubs, 2nd Place
  • Music Teachers National Association State Competition, Honorable Mention

2007–2008

  • Alabama Federation of Music Clubs, 3rd Place
  • Birmingham Music Club Scholarship Competition, 2nd Place
  • Music Teachers National Association State Competition, Honorable Mention
  • Awarded full tuition music scholarship to the University of Alabama

Departments

Music

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