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2017 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition    

Winners!                                                 

 

 

 

Christina Jones with Mary Strauss

First Place

 

Christina Jones

 

O'Fallon Township H.S. 

 

 

Second Place

 

Kianna Bowser, Branden Lewis, David McCall

 

Central Visual & Performing Arts H.S.

 

 

Bowswer, Lewis, McCall with John Russell

 

 



 

 Third Place

 
Samanvita Kasthuri

 

Parkway South H.S. 


 

Samanvita Kasthuri with Sally Johnston 


 

Crescendo Award:

 

Faith Whatley-Blaine

 

Underwritten by Mary Strauss, awarded for a fresh take on

classical music. 

 

  

 

 

 

Aspiring Artist Award:

 

Samanvita Kasthuri

 

Underwritten anonymously in honor of Mary Strauss, as a tribute to their wonderful friendship, her great generosity and her vision for making Saint Louis a power for the arts.

 

  

 

 

 

 

Keep Art Happening Scholarship:

 

 Josh Royal

 

Underwritten by Arts & Education Council of St. Louis

  

 

 

 

 

ex'treme Institute by Nelly Award:

 

Christina Jones

 

Underwritten by Vatterott College - ex'treme Institute by Nelly

 

 

 

 

The Voss Family Originality Award:

 

Cianna Vo

 

For the best original work in composition, writing, arranging, or choreography. Underwritten by Tom and Carol Voss.

 

 
 

  

The Berges Classical Performance Award:

 

Tomas Larsen

 


Underwritten by Jim and Cathy Berges

 


 
 

  

The Fromm Family Dance Performance Award:

 

David McCall

 

Underwritten by Ron and Cheri Fromm

 

 
 

  

 The "I" Award:

 

Jerome Eulentrop & Rose Haselhorst

 

 For the most Imaginative, Inspired, and Inventive act. 

Underwritten by Terry and Sally Schnuck. 


 

 
 

  

The Terry Lynford Classical Music Scholarship:

 

Rayna Campbell

 


Underwritten by Terry Lynford


 

 
 

  

The Kranzberg Vocal Performance Award:

 

Christina Jones

 


Underwritten by Ken and Nancy Kranzberg

 

 

 

 

 

The Capes Sokol Musical Theatre Scholarship Award:

 

Evan Adams

 


Underwritten by David & Judy Capes.

 

 
 

  

MVP (Most Valuable Performer):

 

Rayna Campbell 



Underwritten by Mary Strauss, to honor the professionalism, character, and motivational attitude of a participant throughout the competition. This award has been determined by the Production Team and the other performers.

 

 

 

 The Audience Choice Award

 

 Kianna Boswer, Branden Lewis, and David McCall

 


Underwritten by Priscilla McDonnell
 

 

 

 

 

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