Student Spotlight 2022
Each month a student will be featured in Bexley Living Magazine for exemplary work and dedication to music. We’ll share their photos and responses here too. Enjoy!
Violet is a piano student who decided to start taking lessons in first grade. Piano is the only instrument that Violet is learning right now and she says she was inspired by the movie ‘Sing’. The song ‘Shake it Off’ by Taylor Swift was also a big inspiration for Violet which made her want to learn an instrument. Violet’s favorite thing about being able to play an instrument is making sounds that she enjoys listening to! She is eight years old and is currently in third grade. Her favorite food is pizza and she just can’t choose a favorite place in Bexley because she loves all of it! Violet’s favorite subjects in school are math and art and if she could meet one famous person, she says it would be Taylor Swift, obviously. Her favorite game is Pictionary and her biggest goal in piano right now is to be confident enough to play in front of others. Thanks Violet for being our student of the month!
Caitlin started taking lessons one year ago. Caitlin’s favorite instrument to play is piano because she heard other musicians playing and they inspired her to start learning. Caitlin loves to play because the rhythms and sounds are like magic! She is seven years old and just began third grade. She loves reading and going to the library in her free time. Caitlin’s favorite food is Mac ‘n Cheese, she loves playing Uno, and if she could meet someone famous, she would choose Louis Armstrong. Her goal in piano right now is a great one- To focus when she is having a hard time and just keep playing. Thanks for being our student spotlight this month Caitlin!
Amelia began piano lessons when she was three, but her mom did music with her everyday when she was a baby. They sang songs, played instruments, and tapped beats and rhythms. This 6 year old rising first grader plays ukulele, piano, sings, and is looking forward to starting cello soon! In her spare time she is also an avid dancer and tennis player. Inspired by her mother, Julie, because of her beautiful music, Amelia enjoys practicing and performing. Amelia loves music because it’s so beautiful and helps her feel so many emotions. Amelia also loves watermelon, the Bexley Pool, water tag, and wishes she could meet Ella Kate, the giant of the late 1800s. Thanks for being out student spotlight this month Amelia!
Tessa began piano lessons with Miss Julie in Kindergarten. This precocious student also just began voice lessons with Miss Amy this spring. Tessa is surrounded by music. Her older brother began piano lessons when he was in Kindergarten and her Poppy’s house has a music studio in the basement. Inspired by her whole family, Tessa sets herself a goal to practice regularly and gets to practice on the family piano. Her mom and her Mimi grew up with this very same piano pictured above. She also enjoys dancing in ballet, tap, and jazz, painting in art class at school, and is looking forward to auditioning for musicals. Her favorite game is GO Fish. We Love having you at the studio Tessa! You’re an inspiration to all.
Jack Summer, an incoming first grader, loves listening to music, playing piano, exploring sounds, and creating his own songs. A budding composer and performer, he hopes to learn drums and bassoon one day. Besides music, Jack enjoys the local playgrounds, the Rusty Bucket, Johnson’s Ice Cream, basketball, football, clue, and battleship.
Ellie Zupnick of Ellie’s Jellies brings new meaning to the term triple threat. Superstar Ellie started voice lessons at Chambers Music Studio in the fall of 2021. As a dancer, actress, pianist, and ukulele player, she brings a lot to the table. Ellie loves music in many forms such as attending Broadway performances, listening to pop music, performing in musicals, and more. As a well-rounded student, Ellie also enjoys science, Johnson’s Ice Cream, and swimming.
Noah’s love for music began at a young age. He comes from a musical family. His father played trumpet in the OSU Marching band, and his parents currently sing in the Grove City Chamber Singers. Noah enjoys hearing all the parts of the band playing together and aspires to play in marching band himself one day.
When someone mentions Walker Ness, one immediately thinks, “Drummer.” Walker a natural-born percussionist, loves rocking out on his favorite instrument. Besides drumming, you’ll find Walker enjoying burgers, Harvest Pizza, the Bexley Pool, Bakugan, art class, and war. If you’re out and you hear drumming, it’s probably Walker.
Like many musicians, Jules enjoys multiple instruments. A percussionist by day and guitarist by night, Jules enjoys seeing their progress and aspires to become a natural campfire guitarist jamming around the campfire. Besides music a few favorites include Jenga, Vietnamese Stew, and Zencha Tea Salon.
11 year old Jacob began studying piano at the ripe old age of 6. He took to it like a fish takes to water. An enthusiastic student, Jacob enjoys playing piano for his friends and family. In between sets, Jacob enjoys tacos, Johnson’s Ice Cream, Billy Joel, chess, monopoly, math, and Judaics.