Sophomore Akin Takes Third Place in Guitar Competition

Sophomore Mark Akin recently won third place in the Beethoven Guitar Competition which was held in Memphis. This competition is open to all age groups through college-level. Akin will be invited to perform on the winner’s concert on March 16 and awarded a cash prize for his third place win. He is the first student guitarist at Belmont to enter and win a prize at this state competition. He also recently won a place in the Belmont classical performers competition and will perform the second movement from Rodrigo’s “Concerto de Aranjuez” in April with the Belmont University Orchestra.