Music

Tesseract Student Recognized for Her Viola Talent

Isabella Bigg’s, Tesseract eighth grader, took home fourth place in the Junior Division of American Strings Teacher’s Association’s Arizona Solo Competition. This Statewide competition includes all string instruments including violins, violas, cellos and basses. A panel of judges recognized Isabella during her solo performance. Tesseract School is very proud that she earned a fourth place placement among all string players in the state! …

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Rancho Solano Student Releases Music Video

Eighth grade student, Ben Emerson, has released his latest music video, Stolen.  Featuring a number of his fellow students and friends, Stolen follows Ben’s first EP of all original songs, Girl of War.  Stolen can be seen on YouTube and Girl of War is available on iTunes and other music download sites. A student at Rancho Solano Preparatory School since …

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Legends Inspire Yasha at School of Rock

School of Rock is a a hand on approach to learning to play anything from guitar to keyboards. They get their students using professional equipment on real live stages, real rock venues and real audiences. On Track Academy student, Yasha Broderick, has been attending School of Rock since they opened. Here is what Yasha has to say about her involvement: …

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Ethan Earl earns his own way to summer camp

Most kids want to go to a summer camp of their choosing and they get to go..No problem! Not Chandler Traditional Academy student, Ethan Earl, he earned his way. Here is what he had to say about what he did to make it happen: What summer camp did you raise money to go to? iD Tech Camp.  How did you …

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Joey Attends Roots Music Camp this Summer

How did you spend your summer break? At the beginning of my summer break I had the amazing opportunity to attend a Roots Music Camp at Berklee School of Music in Boston, MA.  Roots music is a term used by the school to reference all music made prior to 1950 in America.  This camp gave me the opportunity to work …

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Tesseract’s Inspirational Seventh Grade Student is Principal Violist of the Phoenix Youth Symphony’s String Orchestra

Tesseract Seventh Grade student, Isabella Biggs, was awarded the honor of Principal (First Chair) Violist of the Phoenix Youth Symphony’s String Orchestra in January 2014. Isabella started playing the violin when she was four years old and switched to the viola when she was ten. She has been playing with the Phoenix Youth Symphony since 2012. Having been born with …

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