Student of the Month - November 2019

Matthew-12, piano

Matthew, who is a 7th grader at LC 7-8, began piano 2 years ago and also played the saxophone for a while. He likes basketball, video games, watching sports, playing with his friends and family, playing with his Rubik’s Cube, and swimming. At school, he likes math best, and he really wants everyone to be happy, which would make the world a better place. He’s best at being a good brother to Kate, and his bed is the best place in the world. He really admires his grandpa, and he wants to just be a good and happy person when he grows up. About playing music, he says, “It calms me down”, his favorite piece so far is Downright Happy Rag, and he wants to be able to play anything. Matthew has been in the top 5 of every points challenge since he started piano, and this is his second time earning Student of the Month.

Watch Matthew play Martha Mier's "Downright Happy Rag" at the 2019 Spring Recital!

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