08/15/2018 Filed in: Student achievement
Eliza spent the summer as one of two library interns at Tanglewood before starting a masters at New England Conservatory in jazz trumpet. Congrats!
03/01/2015 Filed in: Student achievement
Congratulations to a graduate of the studio, Eliza Block, currently at St Olaf College, who was just accepted to the National Syphony Orchestra Summer Institute with a full scholarship.
Congratulations also to high school sophmore, Ben Sahlin, lead trumpet of the Roosevelt Jazz Band, who will be travelling to New York to compete at Essentially Ellington.
Congratulations to Jacob Shaffer who won the Commencement Bay solo and ensemble competition and to Alex Moore who was runner up!
Congratulations to Nicholas Orndoff whose brass quintet took third place at the WMEA State Competition.
03/12/2013 Filed in: Student achievement
Congratulations to Eliza Block, Andrew Murphy, and Jacob Shaffer for coming in first, second and third in the Commencement Bay WMEA Solo and Ensemble Contest; the studio sweeps once again.
12/27/2012 Filed in: Student achievement
Eliza Block accepted to both Oberlin and St. Olaf, among others; time to make a decision!
Eliza Block wins the Tacoma Youth Symphony concerto competition with the first movement of the trumpet concerto by JN Hummel. Congratulations Eliza!