Academy Students Win Top Prizes At Local Competitions

February 23, 2017

Congrats to the following Symphony Academy students who were winners of the Victor Borge Prize at the Des Moines Public Schools’s Piano Festival held on Sat Feb 17, 2017 at Hoover High School:

Tylar Meister, student of Sophia Ahmad

Tony Song II – student of John Helmich

Also, congrats to trombonist Eli Blay for winning the Central Iowa Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition on Sun Feb 12, 2017.  Eli is a student of Casey Maday.  Along with receiving a scholarship, Eli will perform with the CIWE at their concert on May 7, 2017.