2019 National YoungArts Foundation Competition
Thatcher won an Honorable Mention award in the category of Classical Music as a classical guitarist in the 2019 National YoungArts Foundation Competition.
YoungArts is considered to be the most prestigious arts competition for high school students in the country. Usually, 7,000 to 10,000 people apply to the competition each year.
From there, only 8% of the applicants receive awards (notable YoungArts winners from previous years include Viola Davis, Josh Groban, and Timothée Chalamet).
If you win an Honorable Mention award, your submission ranks in the top 4% of all of the applicants in all of the various fields from the entire country in that year.
2019 MMEA All-State Jazz Band
2019 Columbus Guitar Symposium Competition
2019 MMEA Southeastern Senior District Jazz Band
2019 SEMMEA Composition Competition
2018 Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition
Thatcher was chosen as a FIRST PRIZE Winner of the 2018 "Golden Classical Music Awards" International Competition.
The awards ceremony will be held at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
At the awards ceremony, Thatcher will perform the Presto from Domeniconi's Koyunababa.