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Student Composer Meghan Desmond wins Local School and District Contests

 

LAAPA Press Release - 8/01/2005

 

The faculty and staff of the Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts wish to congratulate student Meghan Desmond for her recent success with her composition entitled, "I Wonder Why."

 

Meghan entered her piece in the music composition category for gifted and talented students of a performing and visual arts contest entitled "Reflections" held at Tchefuncte Middle School. She won the school and district levels of the competition and will be going to Baton Rouge for the state competition.

 

Meghan currently studies voice at LAAPA's Mandeville School of Music with Mrs. Karen Degenhart. She also had the opportunity to attend LAAPA's 2005 Summer Music Camp during which she composed her award winning piece. She is pictured with academy director and composition instructor, Ryan Cullen.