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April 22, 2010

Birmingham-Southern freshman wins top prize at local collegiate music competition

Birmingham-Southern College student Rose ReddickBIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College student Rose Reddick, a freshman music major originally from Memphis, Tenn., and now a resident of Trussville, won the top prize at the Alabama Music Teachers Association collegiate solo competition held recently.

Reddick, a pianist, was selected as the top competitor from a field of contestants that included students from Samford University, University of Alabama and University of Alabama at Birmingham. She will perform at the AMTA state convention in June.

The purpose of the AMTA, an affiliate organization of the Music Teachers National Association, is to promote the interests and welfare of music teachers in Alabama through professional cooperation in clinics and workshops, provide encouragement for continued growth and development of music teachers, encourage good fellowship in the teaching profession, promote the cause of music, and encourage young students by providing opportunities for public performances.

Reddick, whose twin sister Iris Reddick is also a music major at BSC, is the daughter of Rev. Lawrence and Wynde Reddick of Trussville

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