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UCA STUDENT WINS POSITION PERFORMING WITH STATEWIDE ORCHESTRA

Juan Mario Moreno

University of Central Arkansas graduate student Juan Mario Moreno was the winner of an open audition with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. He has been offered a professional position as a violinist. The competition was held in Little Rock on Saturday, Aug. 14.

Moreno joins a long list of musicians from the UCA community, including faculty, alumni and students, who constitute a significant percentage of regular and substitute musicians for the ASO.

He will continue pursuing a Master of Music in music performance at UCA and performing as associate concertmaster of the Conway Symphony Orchestra. Moreno came to UCA in 2019 to begin a post-baccalaureate program in music performance and decided to pursue a master’s degree. He plans to graduate in December 2022.