Monday Musicale names scholarship winners

Port Angeles High seniors Evan Cobb and Madelynne Jones were selected to share first place honors and to split a $6,000 Monday Musicale scholarship after auditioning for the group on May 5.

Sequim High School senior Alec Shingleton, who also auditioned, received an honorable mention.

Jones played the cello and sang accompanied by her teacher, Jolene Dalton Gailey. Her cello teacher is Traci Tyson and she is also a student of Dr. James Ray. She plans to attend Pacific Lutheran University and study vocal performance.

Cobb played the cello and the piano. His teachers are Gailey and Ray,and he plans to attend Western Washington University to study music.

Shingleton played the trumpet accompanied by John Lorentzen. His teacher is Vern Fosket.

Auditions were open to Clallam County high school seniors including homeschool students, and were held at First Presbyterian Church in Port Angeles. Adjudicators were Vicki Helwick, Dr. Jonathan Pasternack and Phil Morgan-Ellis.

The Monday Musicale group has been awarding scholarships since 1968, with the idea of helping local seniors from Clallam County in pursuing music studies.

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