|ARIA SCHNEPF WINS RISING STAR SCHOLARSHIP AWARD GRAND PRIZE|
Jul 06, 2017
Cascade School of Music is proud to announce 10 year old Guitar
student, Aria Schnepf, has been awarded the $500 Rising Star Scholarship Award
for 2016 – 2017. Aria is a student of
Randy McRill and the daughter of Zack and Jenna Schnepf of Bend.
Rising Star Award recognizes students in years one and two of private
instruction who exhibit talent, effort and achievement. The students who receive this award have been
nominated by their teachers as showing both great promise as musicians along with
great perseverance and commitment to their craft.
During Crescendo Bendo Community
Music Day held on June 10th at the Tower Theatre, monthly Rising
Star Award winners performed and a drawing was held for the $500 Rising Star
Grand Prize Scholarship to continue their studies at Cascade School of Music.
Aria performed Air, by Telemann and Fly By Night, by Rush.
“Aria sight reads very well and she attends lessons prepared
through consistent practice,” says Randy McRill. “Aria loves playing the guitar
and has progressed from being a bit shy to playing with enthusiasm.”
Award sponsors, Wabi Sabi and Just Joe’s Music provided monthly
gifts for award winners.