Hanon Society students earn Young Artist Festival recognition

Piano instructor Dr. Mary Grace Carroll has announced medalists in the first Laredo Young Artist Festival held May 24 and 25. Dr. Fritz Gechter and Dr. Colin Campbell, music professors at Texas A&M University, were judges. They said they were impressed by “overall musicianship and notable progress made by these students over the past year.”

Fifty three students participated in this first festival. Hanon Society students earning special recognition were:

Ayesha MacCauley (12)

Debra Villarreal (11)

Ismael Paz (11)

Andrea Vazquez (9)

Carolina Vazquez (9)

Michele Fraire (10)

Miriam Aguilar (11)

Emily Garcia (10)

Sarah Sanchez (10)

Salomon Banda (11)

Julian Miranda (11)

Damaris Flores (9)

Ping Cheung (9)

Karolina Trevino (9)

Regina Rodriguez (11)

Joshua Ramos (9)

Chelsea Villarreal (10)

Miguel Garcia (10)

Irianna Bernal (10)

Sabrina Deleon (9)

Kevin Martinez (9)

Jay Arriaga (10)

Jose Mondragon (12)