By Suzie Steenbergen
August 1, 2012 (Alpine) -- Every year, over 100,000 piano students from all across the country participate in the National College of Musicians’ piano auditions. This year, Alex Speck, Ashley Hoffman, Avery Howard, Mia Moran, Sophia Parsons, and Rhianna Speck entered the competition. They each played several songs in the presence of a professional adjudicator chosen by the Piano Guild of America. All received the highest scores possible for their level.
Each student was awarded a certificate, a pin and membership in the National Fraternity of Student Musicians. Their piano artistry qualifies them to participate in citywide and countywide music contests and performances.
The students all enjoy piano lessons from Suzie Steenbergen in her home studio in Alpine.
Suzie Steenbergen welcomes music students of all ages and skills and can be reached at (619) 445-8767.