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TMI student wins piano honors

04-22-2011 09:56 AM CET | Science & Education

Press release from: TMI - The Episocopal School of Texas

Alex Hager, a junior at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, has earned several top-place awards for piano performance during the 2011 spring competition season.

Hager took second place in the Advanced Gifted Division for his age group in the DeBose Piano Competition on April 15 at Southern University in Baton Rouge, La. He also won first place in the Petroff State Piano Competition on March 5 in San Antonio, for which he was invited to play in the annual Petroff Spring Recital on March 27.

Previously Hager won second place in the Junior Tuesday Musical Club Piano Competition on Feb. 26 and was asked to perform in a March 8 recital for adult members of the San Antonio Tuesday Musical Club. At the Texas Young Artist Piano Competition on Feb. 12 at Texas State University in San Marcos, he received an honorable mention.

Hager also has been offered a full scholarship to the Baylor Summer Piano Institute for young musicians at Baylor University in Waco and will attend for a week of intensive study in June.

About TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas: Founded in 1893, TMI is a private, co-educational, college-preparatory school for grades 6-12, with optional Junior ROTC and boarding programs. For information, visit www.tmi-sa.org or call 698-7171.

TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas
20955 West Tejas Trail
San Antonio, TX 78257

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