4 photos: a student playing piano, an student smiling at the piano and a younger student smiling with her violin, a student singing while an adult plays the harp, two students playing string instruments, three older students holding awards

Student Achievements

We’re so proud of our students and all they accomplish in our programs and in the community. Congratulations, everyone!

Did you receive an award or honor? Be sure to tell your studio teacher so we can celebrate with you!
(Student names are only shared with express permission.)


FVMTA Young Artist Festival

Presented by the Fox Valley Music Teachers Association (FVMTA), the Young Artist Festival exists to inspire young musicians through educational and performance opportunities. Clara W., student of Catherine Walby, tied for first place in the Senior Piano Concerto Competition, and Zoe K., student of Catherine Walby, placed second. Evangeline L., student of Carol Jegen, placed second in the Senior Voice Competition.


WSMA State Honors Project

Presented by the Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA), the State Honors Project provides musically accomplished students an opportunity to rehearse and perform with the nation’s finest conductors in a professional, highly disciplined setting. The following Community Music School students were selected to participate in this year's honors ensembles:

  • High School Honors Orchestra
    • Lubabah A., viola - student of Kin Chau
    • Andrea B., violin - student of Yuliya Smead
    • Braiden B., viola - student of Kin Chau
    • Phynix B., violin (alternate) - student of Yuliya Smead
    • Joseph C., violin - student of Yuliya Smead
    • Olivia G., violin - student of Yuliya Smead
    • Paige G., viola - student of Kin Chau
    • Brian H., violin - student of Yuliya Smead
    • Ethan H., viola - student of Barbara Beechey
    • Caroline J, violin - student of Yuliya Smead
    • Kalyan K., cello - student of Roza Borisova
    • Payton K., viola - student of Barbara Beechey
    • Kyoungmin L., cello - student of Roza Borisova
    • Leo L., violin - student of Yuliya Smead
    • Micah M., violin - student of Barbara Beechey
    • Elisabeth N., viola - student of Barbara Beechey
    • Grant P., violin - student of Yuliya Smead
    • Luke P., violin - student of Yuliya Smead
    • Maya R., viola (first alternate) - student of Kin Chau
    • Mehul R., violin - student of Yuliya Smead
    • Carrie S., oboe - student of Leslie Michelic
    • Emma S., violin - student of Yuliya Smead
    • Nayan S., violin (alternate) - student of Yuliya Smead
    • Michael T., violin - student of Kin Chau
    • Simon T., violin - student of Kin Chau
    • Nina T., viola (second alternate) - student of Kin Chau
    • Dominic U., cello - student of Roza Borisova
    • Mihir U., violin - student of Yuliya Smead
    • Cara W., viola - student of Kin Chau
    • Eliza W., cello - student of Roza Borisova
    • Ellen Z., viola - student of Kin Chau
    • Grace Z., cello - student of Roza Borisova
       
  • High School Treble Choir
    • Charlotte B., soprano - Girl Choir student