Temecula Sunrise Rotary names music competition winners

The Temecula Sunrise Rotary announces the winners of their annual music competition. In first place is clarinetist Joshua Julian Schaefer, middle, of Vista Murrieta High School with second place winner and pianist Brianna Chang and third-place winner and violinist Arissa Jeong, both of Great Oak High School. Vocalist Robyn Morales of Murrieta Valley High School and pianist Francis Saspa of Temecula Preparatory School are also chosen to move on to the district competition. Valley News/Courtesy photo
TEMECULA – The Temecula Sunrise Rotary Club has named the winners of its 21st annual music competition held Feb. 11, at Grace Presbyterian Church in Temecula. There were three categories of musical presentations: “vocal,” “piano” and “other instrumental,” and 12 high school students from the Temecula Valley area competed for cash prizes.In first place was clarinetist Joshua Julian Schaefer, a freshman at Vista Murrieta High School. Schaefer, who won $400, played “Time Pieces for Clarinet and Piano” by Robert Muczynski.In second place was pianist Brianna Chang, who was awarded $250. Chang is a senior at Great Oak High School in Temecula, and she played Sonata in C minor, Op. 13 (First Movement) – Pathetique by Ludwig Van Beethoven.The third-place winner was v
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