Hadiya Knight of Renaissance High School was selected as the winner of a $9,000 scholarship to attend the six-week Interlochen Summer Music Camp June 22-Aug. 5.
Knight was one of 15 students to participate in the 22nd Annual Schrock Interlochen Scholarship Competition held Wednesday, January 30 at Spain Elementary-Middle School with students from Cass Technical High School, Renaissance High School, and Detroit School of Arts
Students showcased their talents with solo performances on the harp, oboe, violin, viola, cello and piano, and vocal performances from sopranos and tenors.
The students selected in ranking order were:
1. Hadiya Knight, 10th grade of Renaissance HS
2. Tasha Wiggins, 9th grade of Detroit School of Arts
3. Adam Woodberry, 12th grade of Cass Technical HS
More about the Interlochen Summer Programs
The world’s premier summer arts program for aspiring artists in grades 3 through 12, Interlochen Arts Camp attracts students, faculty and staff from all 50 U.S. states and more than 40 countries. Each summer, 2,500 students come to Interlochen to train intensively with renowned instructors, producing more than 400 presentations in music, theatre, dance, visual arts, creative writing and motion picture arts. Located on 1,200 wooded acres between two lakes, the campus includes 120 cabins, three dining halls, two waterfronts, dozens of rehearsal and performance venues and a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Interlochen offers a wide range of summer music programs for high school musicians and attracts some of the world’s most talented students and teachers. In addition to large ensembles, Interlochen also offers summer music programs geared towards individual performers. To learn more, visit http://www.interlochen.org/