Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Senior Scholarship auditions! Thank you to our judges Pam Martchev and Ellen Weller. Below are the list of scholarship recipients and a YouTube video of one of their pieces they performed. We wish the students all the best as they continue their music studies in college.
1st Place – Daniella Arditti ($1300) – flute student of Jane Masur.
https://youtu.be/PlXRp1WMrBI – C. Griffes – Poem for Flute and Piano
Dani has been studying flute and piccolo for 6 years primarily with Jane Masur. She has competed and performed in MTAC Certificate of Merit, VOCE, and Young Artist Guild competitions, recently finishing the highest Panel level of CM and placing 1st overall in VOCE. Dani is the principal flute of the San Marcos HS premier ensemble, Wind Symphony, and plays piccolo with the Civic Youth Orchestra. She is also highly involved in the band’s leadership programs, serving as the President of CORE Academy and a proud member of the mentor team. Dani recently committed to California State University Fullerton and plans to continue her passion for music at the CSUF School of Music, hoping to pursue a degree in Music Performance and Education in the studio of Professor Jean Ferrandis.
3rd Place – Hallie Law ($500) – flute student of Jane Masur.
https://youtu.be/iShrvuZAl4U – F. Gaubert – Fantaisie for Flute and Piano
Hallie Law will be graduating from Rancho Bernardo HS and for the past 2 years, has been the center podium drum major of RBHS Royal Regiment. She also participated in SCSBOA’s Symphonic Honor Band and was 1st Chair. This year, Hallie has enjoyed being a member of the RBHS Symphony Orchestra, as well as playing piccolo and alto flute in RBHS’ Wind Ensemble. This past spring, she performed in Carnegie Hall along with the RBHS Band. For the Certificate of Merit program, Hallie completed the Advanced Level for flute and completed through Level 7 for piano. Hallie plans to major in Music Education at Brigham Young University this fall. When she isn’t playing flute, Hallie is a part of the Southern CA Ballet company and dances 15 hours a week.