Santa Monica High School senior Ryan Roberts was named the
first–place grand prize winner in the classical instrumental category
(oboe) at the 26th Annual Music Center Spotlight Awards.
Roberts performed at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Saturday, April
26 with other finalists in music, voice, dance, photography, and two
Spotlight Awards recognize the most talented Southern California high school students in the performing and visual arts.
Roberts toured the UK & Russia with the National Youth Orchestra
of the USA in 2013, and will perform at Carnegie Hall & the Walt
Disney Concert Hall in July & August this year.
This coming fall, Roberts will attend The Juilliard School on a full-tuition scholarship as a Kovner Fellow.
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