At the 10th Annual Missouri Percussion Arts Trophy Competition held last Saturday, the Ladue Schools percussionists took first place in their respective categories!
Ladue percussionists Jacob Cytron (12) and Amelia Malone (10) took first place in their respective categories–Solo Marimba and Solo Percussion with Miles Kim (12) capturing the 3rd Place Trophy for Solo Marimba.
Other Ladue percussionists competing were Laura Ewald (11), Anthony Schuster (11), Ian Pallares (11), Jack Roth (12) and Jackson Hummels (12).
MPAT is divided into high school and collegiate divisions with international soloist She-e Wu (Manhattan School of Music/Northwestern) adjudicating. Both Jacob and Amelia received a masterclass as first place recipients.
The event was held at the Cowan Performing Arts Center in Lebanon, Missouri.