BJU Alumnus Wins Second Place in National Vocal Competition

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Greenville, SC (March 19, 2013)– Timothy Renner, a 2012 Bob Jones University graduate, received second place in the young artist division of The ORPHEOUS National Music Competition for Young Artists.

The competition, sponsored by the Middle Tennessee Choral Society, was held on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn.  The competition features a student division (19-24) and a young artist division (25-30) and awards a total of $17,700 across both divisions.

Renner was awarded the $2,500 second place prize in the young artist division of the contest.  The Woodbridge, Va. resident received his BS in Music Education in 2010 and his MMus in Church Music in 2012 from Bob Jones University.  He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Voice Performance and Literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.