Elementary Division Winner: I Love Music – Rohan van Beever
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Ridgewood NJ, the annual Friends of Music (FOM) Concert was live at George Washington Middle School once again! Faculty members joined local professionals to put on a fantastic performance including everything from musical theater to opera to jazz to rock. Winners of the FOM Third Annual Song-Writing Competition were announced and had their compositions performed by professional musicians. Competition entries may be of any length and style, and they can be scored for any combination of instruments and/or voices. Four professional musicians/computers judged the entries.
Middle School Division Winner: Spreading Joy – Sherry Zhang
The elementary division had two honorable mentions: Seasons by Aditya Singh and Write My Life by Emma Cronk and Sofia Zinzi. The elementary winner was I Love Music written by Rohan van Beever. Sherry Zhang won the middle school division for Spreading Joy. The winner of the high school instrumental division, Liam Kahan, performed his own duet, Monarch, with Jennifer Green. Jocelyn Engel (not pictured) won the high school vocal division for Set Me Free.