Music

The Legacy of Stradivarius Comes to Life as Never before at the Musical Instrument Museum

On Display for the First and Only Time in the US Opening January 16, as part of its five-year anniversary celebration, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) will bring to Arizona Stradivarius: Origins and Legacy of the Greatest Violin Maker. Violins, an internationally beloved instrument, will be the star of this new exhibition, which showcases 10 exceptional historic and modern examples …

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Karan Has a Passion for Music and Helping Others

Rancho Solano Preparatory School Senior Karan Khosla possesses a myriad of talents ranging from National Merit Semi­-finalist to EPICS Generator first place award winner. While music is Karan’s greatest passion, an impressive list of accomplishments and interests are sure to inspire and challenge future RS graduates. Playing violin for the Phoenix Youth Symphony and the RS orchestra, he began playing the instrument at age …

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A Harmonious Partnership The Danielle Victoria Music Foundation funded seven scholarships to the Musical Instrument Museum’s Summer Camp: Around the World The Danielle Victoria Music Foundation (DVMF), a newly founded non-profit based in Phoenix, has partnered with the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), funding tuition for seven children attending MIM Summer Camp: Around the World. The camp offered four weeklong sessions …

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Kobe has a Passion for Writing and Playing Music

Kobe is a natural on the guitar and has a way with music. He believes his future will be in worship leading and songwriting. How long have you been interested in playing the guitar? Since around Christmas time in 2011. What type of music do you like to play? I don’t just like one type of music. I listen to and …

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Ramon Finds Niche with Acting and Singing

What makes Ramon such a great kid is that he is fearless, he is never afraid of trying something new or participating in what he believes is right. You like to perform, tell us about that? I really enjoy acting because I like to express myself through different characters. I sometimes think to myself, “I am not just one character, I am …

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Meet Ethan, Talented Actor and Singer

Ethan is a leader who leads by example. Quiet and unassuming, Ethan has excellent grades and truly exemplifies the Madison Prep Code of Conduct. Ethan is a great character actor, and has demonstrated his talents in multiple roles, in many school productions, as well as singing tenor in the the Select Choir. You sing and act, how long have you been doing that? …

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Alexandra Loves to Play Basketball and the Violin

Alexandra plays the violin, basketball and loves her school. Read more about Alexandra and what she wants to be when she grows up. Q. How long have you been playing the violin? What made you choose the violin? A. I have been playing the violin for about a year and half. I have wanted to play violin since I was …

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Rancho Solano Preparatory School Student Named Principal Bassist

Morgan Bradford, a RSPS seventh grade student, was named the principal bassist of the Arizona Junior High All-­State Orchestra this year. This selection is quite the honor, but even more so since Morgan just started playing the bass this fall. We caught up with her during a practice session in Chamber Orchestra: Q. How long have you attended RSPS and what music groups …

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Emily Excels on Stage at James Madison

Although she excels academically, Emily receives her greatest joy from the arts. She loves drawing, creative writing, singing, tap dancing, and acting. Read what plans she has for her very bright future. Q. You are really into acting, what plays have you been in so far? When I arrived at James Madison last year, I had a magical time dancing in both …

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Morgan Bernett Loves the Stage

Morgan is a very social, high energy and fun loving ten year old. Her friendships and close relationships with her family are extremely important to her. She loves spending time with both sets of her grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. Morgan does enjoy entertaining others and could be considered a ham given the opportunity. Morgan enjoys acting, singing and music. …

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