Heaton Wins 2023-24 CMS Prep Competition
September 21, 2023
Congratulations to Sophia Heaton (violin), winner of the 2023-24 Community Music School (CMS) Preparatory Program Scholarship Competition. Sophia was one of four finalists invited to compete for a full scholarship on Sept. 10 in the CMS Concert Hall. Other finalists included Aiden Moon (violin), Luke Reske (piano) and Isaac Sanevich-Fogel (piano).
The CMS Preparatory Program (Prep), is the pinnacle of the CMS sequential music education program, positioning graduates for a lifetime of arts-rich success. Under new coordinator Laura Holzen, this intensive program develops well-rounded young musicians by offering high-caliber chamber music coaching from professional musicians, performance opportunities, mentoring, theory, and special events.
More about Sophia Heaton:
Sophia Heaton, age 17, is a high school senior from Fulton, MO. She is home educated and a student at Memoria Academy, an online classical Christian school. She studies violin with Angie Smart. Aside from playing violin, Sophia enjoys sewing, reading and rose gardening.
Tzigane Rapsodie de Concert by Maurice Ravel
Violin Sonata No. 1 Fuga by Johann Sebastian Bach