Send Jillian to the Interlochen Arts Academy

Organized by: KYUANA JOHNSON

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This campaign has been created to help my family and I make the dream of attending the Interlochen arts academy come true. I experienced their arts camp this summer on a full scholarship and it was extremely impactful and life-changing. I believe that going to the Interlochen Arts Camp is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
More about Jillian Johnson:

Jillian Johnson has attended the Las Vegas Academy for the arts (LVA) for the past two years and will be a junior in high school. She has studied the violin for 5 years and is currently under the tutelage of Shakeh Ghoukasian at the Nevada School of the arts (NSA). She is in the Philharmonic Orchestra at LVA and has been awarded both "Most Outstanding Freshman" and "Most Outstanding Sophomore."Jillian has participated in the CCSD Solo & Ensemble festival for the past 4 years and has never recieved a rating below superior. She's also played in the CCSD All-State orchestra for the past two years and was concertmaster of the CCSD Honor's Orchestra in 2013. She has recently earned the position of concertmaster for the Las Vegas Youth Orchestra's Philharmonic and the NSA Chamber Orchestra, and has participated in both of these ensembles for the past 2 years. Not only does Jillian enjoy playing in orchestral ensembles, but she is the first violinist in the NSA Honors Quartet. The quartet won third place in a competition called "Passion for Music 2014" and each member of the quartet was awarded a scholarship for a summer music program in Vienna called "Music in the Alps." The quartet was invited to perform in the DiMenna Center of Classical Music in New York and had the opportunity of working with Giora Schmidt, a former student of Itzhak Perlman. Over the summer, Jillian also enjoys to expand her music studies and has gone to several music camps, such as the Interlochen Arts Camp, Tuacahn Arts Camp, and Green Valley Chamber Music.



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