We applaud all of our students who prepared and participated in this year’s Gala Auditions. After a two-year hiatus during the Covid pandemic, it was wonderful to have so many students participate in the auditions, in-person! On May 14, three independent judges evaluated each student’s musical performances in the categories of tone, technique, accuracy, interpretation, and musical effect appropriate for their level of study. These students scored highest in the auditions and received merit scholarships to continue their music study at CMS during the 2022-2023 year:
Muriel I. Frank Scholarship Jenna John, piano
Jerome & Martha Markowitz Scholarship Isaac Sharma, flute
Joseph Maletz Scholarship Maanya Gope, voice
Great Expectations Scholarship Shira Bach, piano
Rising Star Scholarship Alexis Gabay-Ratner, voice
Rising Star Scholarship Diya Soman, piano
Rising Star Scholarship Harmony John, piano
Rising Star Scholarship Madeleine Barnett, piano
Schadt String Scholarship #1 Ananya Gope, violin
Schadt String Scholarship #2 Shriya Chitta, violin
Schadt String Scholarship #3 Rene Kim, violin
Martha Maletz Scholarship Sean Riedy, piano
Amaranth Scholarship Ceiran Magee, piano/violin/saxophone
Congratulations on this great accomplishment!
We thank this year’s judges: Dave Matsinko, retired educator and folk musician; Patrice Kidd, retired Director of Music, Moravian Academy Middle School; and Kaylee Santanello, Director of Middle School Orchestras, Parkland School District.