|

Westborough resident, 8, wins top piano honors

image

Westborough - Grace Cheng, 8, came in first in her age group for piano at the Massachusetts Music Teachers Association's 39th Annual Bay State Contest.

Held at Fitchburg State College May 12, the contest included more than 200 music students from across the state. She competed in the group 11b for 7-year-olds because she was 7 at the April 1 cut-off date. Teachers are allowed to enter only one student per age group in the contest.

Cheng studies piano with Dorothy Shi of Newton and practices piano 40 minutes a day. She also studies violin, practicing 30 minutes a day. She attends Hastings Elementary School, where she will enter the third grade in the fall. She also takes karate.

Her parents are Rich and Tina Cheng, and she has a brother Michael, 9, and a sister Lizzy, 3.

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=627

Posted by on Jun 29 2007. Filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


7 * = sixty three

Support local businesses!

Recently Commented

  • Kathi Knox: To Deb’s family, I spent several years volunteering in the Littleton Schools with Deb at various...
  • Lisa Maillet: To all of Deb’s family…..I worked with Deb for 4 years at RSS as an assistant as well. I...
  • Jim Goodwin: Phil: Thank you for the kind words, makes me feel very proud. Glad you liked the article. Jim
  • Phil: Super great article on the Chevelle club of which I am a member, Jim Goodwin is one of the nicest people you...
  • Larry Lorusso: Hey Ed and Toni, how’s things on the farm? Long time and hope you are well. Take care Larry