Maren Elizabeth Daynes

Maren Elizabeth Daynes

Maren Daynes, 20, is currently a junior at Utah Valley University majoring in piano performance. Her private instructor is Dr. Hilary Demske. Daynes has been awarded three consecutive full music scholarships at Utah Valley University. Daynes won the Utah Valley Concerto Competition and made her orchestral debut in February 2022. She placed second in the 2021 Young Collaborative Pianists Competition. Daynes has been recognized in the UVU Concerto Competition and the UMTA Concerto Competition as well. Daynes was recognized at the 2022 Awards of Excellence at Utah Valley University for her success in collegiate piano competitions and scholarship awards. Daynes has also appeared in the National Association of Schools of Music Honors Recital held at UVU where she was chosen to represent the piano department.

You can find Maren’s 2022 17th Century Music Competition piano performance here.