Sawyer Piano students present recital
Students of The Music Box Studio of Madeline M. Sawyer presented a Spring Piano Recital at the William G. Sawyer home. At the conclusion of the recital, students were recognized for their year's work with awards of certificates, trophies and medals.
Certificates were presented to the following students who entered the Florence Independent Music Teachers Association Piano Festival held at Central United Methodist Church: Caleb King, Jubilee Lei, Harris Naqvi, Sarah Park, Parker Phipps, Helen Player, Ruth Player, Emma Rivers, Elah Strauss and Joe Strauss. Students recognized for receiving a Superior rating in the Florence Piano Festival were: Jubilee Lei, Elah Strauss and Joe Strauss. Helen Player and Ruth Player were recognized for Honorable Mention in their divisions. Jubilee Lei, Elah Strauss, Joe Strauss and Sarah Park were recognized as Division Winners.
The Gold Cup award was presented to Caleb King for accumulating points during multiple years of participation in the Florence Independent Music Teachers Association Piano Festival.
Students were recognized for participation in the South Carolina Independent Schools Association Music Festival held in Columbia. Gold medal winners were Ruth Player, Elah Strauss and Joe Strauss.
The Participation Award for accumulation of points earned by participation in piano events outside of the studio throughout the year went to Sarah Park, Emma Rivers, Elizabeth Sawyer, Elah Strauss and Joe Strauss. The High Point Participation Award went to Sarah Park.
Sarah Park was recognized as the studio’s graduating high school senior. Sarah graduated from Wilson High School, and is the daughter of Mr. John Park and Mrs. Gowoon Choi.