Congratulations to HSPVA’s 2018 YoungArts Winners!
Out of 757 YoungArts Winners from 47 states, 14 winners are currents students or alumni of The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts!
The National YoungArts Foundation was established in 1981 to celebrate emerging young artists and provide them with professional development and educational experiences with renowned mentors in their fields. Additionally, YoungArts Winners are eligible for nomination as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students.
The following students will represent HSPVA at YoungArts Week in Miami, January 7-14, 2018, where they will perform and compete for the title of U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts:
Joshua Green (Instrumental ’18) | Jazz – Percussion
Tyler Henderson (Instrumental ‘19) | Jazz – Keyboard
Nicholas Vyner (Vocal ‘18) | Voice – Popular Voice
Joshua Wyatt (Theatre ‘18) | Theatre
Congratulations also to HSPVA’s Honorable Mentions and Merit Winners!
Augustus Allen (Instrumental ‘18) | Jazz – Double Bass
Christian Burgs (Instrumental ‘17) | Jazz – Percussion
Benjamin Byrd (Instrumental ‘18) | Jazz – Guitar
Jonathan Jalbert (Instrumental ‘18) | Classical Music – Clarinet
Katherine Kortum (Instrumental ‘19) | Jazz Voice
Cathy Le (Visual ‘18) | Visual Arts
Almog Taylor-Sheinman (Instrumental ‘20) | Jazz – Saxophone (Alto)
Hernan Cuevas (Visual ‘18) | Visual Arts
Bryant Hunter (Instrumental ‘17) | Jazz – Percussion
Elena Negron (Creative Writing ‘18) | Writing – Short Story