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Spotlight 2018 Award Winners

Spotlight 2018 Semifinalists Announced!

Semifinal auditions will be held in March-April, 2018. Grand Prize Finalists will be announced after each Semifinal audition.   

ACTING Semifinalists: Zoe D'Andrea, Hannah Franklin, Kate  Froemmling, Cecilia Harchegani, Rachel Johnson, Evan  Klein, Lucy Krubiner, Matthew Limas, Quinn Martin, Nick Moseley, Miles Ogron, Tali Papouchado, Natasha Partnoy, Khalil Powell, Moira Rogers and McKenna Wells

BALLET Semifinalists: Mia Benitez, Erin Blair, Nicole  Denney, Bela Erlandson, Arthur Erlanson, Isabella Franco, Aviva Gelfer-Mundl, Stephen Kessler, Ashley Lew, Carlos Alejandro Martinez Espinosa, Jacob Ray, Sophie Savas-Carstens, Taylor Tran, Lily Turner, Jessalyn Ward, Mirabelle Weinbach and Sorcha Whitley

CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTAL Semifinalists: Emily Angstreich, Javier Morales-Martinez, Anoush Pogossian, Ilana Shapiro, Jenny Yoon, Kevin Cho, Samuel Glicklich, Tyler Kim, Annette Lee, Andre Nguyen, Allison To, Sung Chi (Dorson) Chang, Sedona Farber, Kristi Kim, Jessica Lee and Kevin Song

CLASSICAL VOICE Semifinalists: August Bagg, Caspar Carter, Yanxiao (Cathy) Chen, Alissa Goretsky, Sage Henriksen, Olivia Iacono, Maggie Liu, Eilyssa Maclean, Niko Mancera, Julio Martinez, Michael McDermott, Claire  Miranda, Ariana  Prappas, Blake Stevenson, Sophia Antoinette Strobel and Julia Timmons

JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL Semifinalists: Ethan Avery, Dario Bizio, Will  Brownstein, Ari Chais, James Day, Benjamin Farahi, Jonah Goldstein, Dalton Hayse, Austin  Kim, Ethan Moffitt, Jay Nelson, Caleb Ossmann, Jordan Reifkind, Jacob Shneiderman and Mark Valdes

NON-CLASSICAL DANCE Semifinalists: Maya Alvarez-Coyne, Savoy Bailey, Jaden Barba, Rylee Clark, Jordan Demary, Elizabeth Demuth, Nicole Denney, Aviva Gelfer-Mundl, Georgia Harris, Graham Higton, Lilah Horton, Mason Idler, Claire Lucas, Khalif Morgan, Marcus Sarjeant, Aria Terango and Aaliyah Zolina

NON-CLASSICAL VOICE Semifinalists: Roberta Alaman, Cheyenne Arroyo, Siena Avila, Zoe D'Andrea, Zachary Fogel, Salima Gangani, Hannah Kanter, Jacob Kent, Kira Levin, Quinn Martin, Aubrey Matalon, Olivia Morgan, Katelyn Robinson, Olivia Rybus, Finnian Sagal and Valentina Shelton         

Spotlight Merit Award Winners!

Our judges recognized Preliminary students who inspired them by their commitment and dedication to their art form. Students in each category were selected to receive a cash scholarship.

Acting: Juliana Cuevas, Moises Garcia, Lucas Grenda, Myah Lumford and Maya Ordonez

Ballet: Santiago Bedoya, Luna Hoetzel, Silvi Lybbert, Christine Marabella, Bradley Moon and Leslie Parada

Classical Instrumental: Andrew Chang, Scott Quirk, Anne Liu, Eunice Lee and Qiaorong Ma

Classical Voice: Marita Bos-Villalobos, Ryder McDaniel, Elizabeth Minerman, Brendan Reeves and Dylan Stewart

Jazz Instrumental: Jesse Eads, Stone LaVelle, Alex Lui, Leo Major, Gianna Pedregon and Risa Schapiro

Non-Classical Dance: Eli Caballero, Hillary Estreicher, Delilah Farrell, Miranda Murillo and Gabby Rosales

Non-Classical Voice: Sahai Lara, Julian Naremore, Imani Oglesby, Madeline Rahn and Ashley Romero