Some of the Los Alamos students who were winners at the Sonata Contest and their teachers. Front row from left, Jennifer Wang, was the winner of the Level VII Division; Sruthi Garimella, won Second in the Level VI Division; and Sonyia Williams won first place in the Level VI Division. Back row from left, teachers Madeline Williamson and Ronald Grinage.
The Santa Fe Music Teachers Association held their annual statewide Sonata Contest Saturday, Feb. 2.
Los Alamos residents did very well in the competition,
Prize winners from Los Alamos were as follows:
Level II: Lenny Svyatskiy, First Place Winner, with Keith Snell’s “City Sonatina”
Level III: Jason Pieck, Third Place Winner, with Spindler’s “Sonatina, Op. 157, No. 1”
Level V: Nicholas Mozyrsky, First Place Winner, with Keith Snell’s “Denver Sonatina”
Level VI: Sonyia Williams, First Place Winner, and Sruthi Garimella, Second Place Winner, both performing Clementi’s “Sonatina, Op. 36, No. 6” .
Level VII: Jennifer Wang, First Place Winner, with Beethoven’s “Sonata, Op. 49, No. 2”
Sonjia Williams is the student of Ronald Grinage. The other winners are the students of Madeline Williamson.