Twenty-eight Starr Music Academy students were awarded medals at the 2021 MVMTA Festival program. To participate, students were required to memorize a selection from an approved repertoire list and perform for an adjuticator. Students were rated on their performance and received feedback to help them improve. Students awareded a gold medal qualify for the Texas Music Teachers Association All Star Festival to be held in Dallas this summer.
Congratulations to the following students for their outstanding performances:
Cello: Emma Escobar
Guitar: Joseph Garza, Lyzzette Hinojosa, Nalanie Peña
Piano: Arizabella Alanis, Italia Barrera, Arora Cantu, Fernando Cantu, Laurel Cantu, Thiago Castillo, Emma Cantu, Leslie Favela, Faith Garza, Katherine Hernandez, Dawn Isidro, Mariely Lopez, James Margo, Leila Martinez, Paris Millan, Mia Ramon, Jimena Trevino
Violin: Izcalli Guajardo, Elliana Hernandez, Mikaela Molina, Chaniel Santiago
Voice: Gabriella Margo, Ella Soto
Silver Medal: Mailany Martinez (Piano)
Seven Starr Music Academy students participated in the Magic Valley Music Teachers Association Boys & Girls Recitals on October 17, 2021 at Valley Keyboards in McAllen. MVMTA hosts this event each year for member teachers to showcase some of their exceptionally prepared students.
Congratulations to Crystal Gonzalez, Izcalli Guajardo, Mariely Lopez, Mia Ramon, Carolyn Salinas, Kennedy Salinas, and Ella Soto for the outstanding performances!