Lauren Veronie

MM, Euphinum Performance, 2007, Member of the United States Army Field Band

Birthday: June 25, 1984

Hometown:  Willis, TX

High School:  Willis High School

Awards and Honors:

     -Recipient, Mary D. Walsh Endowed Scholarship, 2007

     -Recipient, Academic Achievement Scholarship, 2007

     -President's List, 2002-2007

     -4.0 Honor Roll, 2002-2007

     -Recipient, Larry Roark Scholarship for Euphonium, 2006

     -Semi-finalist,Leonard Falcone International Euphonium Artist Competition, 2006

     -Semi-finalist, ITEC Euphonium Mock Band Audition, 2006

     -Finalist, Midwest Regional ITEC Mock Band Audition, 2005

     -Finalist, Midwest Regional ITEC Quartet Competition, 2005

     -Recipient, Board of Regents Scholarship, 2002-2005

     -1st place, Potomac Euphonium Competition, 2004 (subsequent performance as a soloist with the US Navy Band)

     -Semi-finalist, Kingsville International Solo Competition, 2004

     -Semi-finalist, Leonard Falcone Student Euphonium Competition, 2002

     -Member, 5-A Texas All-State Band, 2002

     -Recipient, John Philip Sousa Award, 2002

     -2nd place, US Air Force Band Colonel George S. Howard Young Artist Competition, 2001

     -2nd place, All-American Music Festival Solo Competition, 2001

     -Member, 4-A Texas All-State Band, 2001

Previous Degrees and Universities:

     -Bachelor of Music in Euphonium Performance, University of North Texas, Summa cum laude, 4.0 GPA, 2005

Goals: Win a military band job, teach at a major university, own a farm, become a Willson Artist and be the best musician that I can be.

Hobbies and Interests: practicing, dog-training, snake-keeping, reading science-fiction & fantasy, yoga, cooking

Favorite quote: "The average person goes to his grave with his music still in him." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Favorite color: 2900S-Silver

Favorite non-euphonium-related artist/band/etc.: talk radio & movie soundtracks

Favorite euphonium solo: Wilhelm Concertino, Cosma Concerto, and whatever Dr. Bowman tells me to play