Peggy McNulty Voice Studio
JOSEPH DOOLEY, Week of Dec. 4, 2017
Joseph has studied voice with Peggy for over one year and he has studied piano for ten years! Joseph has performed in several voice recitals and workshops, and he also received honorable mention in the Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association Voice Achievements Award Competition last April. Joseph is a sophomore at Langley High School, where he is bass section leader for concert choir. He currently competes in tournaments for Langley’s “Its Academic” B Team. In summer, Joseph spends multiple weeks in Michigan, where he attends “Camp Lookout.” Next summer he hopes to work there as a counselor!
CYNTHIA HU, Week of Nov. 27, 2017
Cynthia is a sophomore at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. She has been studying with Peggy for about 5 years. During this time, she has participated in multiple competitions such as NVMTA and NATS, and has performed in many recitals and workshops. At school, her favorite subjects are chemistry and math. Cynthia enjoys swimming and is on the TJ swim team as well as the TJ softball team. When she isn’t studying or at a sports practice, she could probably be found learning her lines for TJ’s production of Mary Poppins. As well as being an active academic, Cynthia is also a member of TJ’s Policy Debate, Model United Nations, and Future Problem Solving teams. She hopes to achieve superior results this school year at conferences. In her free time, Cynthia enjoys drawing, writing, listening to music, playing the piano, or reading books.
ALENA SMITH, Week of Nov. 13, 2017
Alena is a recent graduate of Edison High School in Fairfax County. In September she began lessons with Peggy through the auspices of Northern Virginia Community College. On November 12 at the Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association judged recital, Alena placed first in the Advanced High School Women Division. Alena has loved to sing and perform since she was 9 years old. While a student at Edison High School, she played the lead role of Ti Moune in their production of Once on this Island. She also sang in their productions of The Wizard of Oz and Honk! The Musical. She plans to transfer to a four-year university and pursue a bachelor of fine arts degree.
REILLY LOFTUS, Week of Oct. 30, 2017
Reilly is a sophomore at Langley High School, where she sings in the Select Treble Choir. She has studied voice with Peggy for almost a year and during this time she has performed at two student workshops, a recital, and at the Virginian Retirement Home. Reilly also enjoys being a member of the Langley High School cross country team and has participated in many competitive meets with excellent “times”! Her favorite subject in school is science, and she loves to read!
ELENITSA SGOUROS, Week of Oct. 16, 2017
Elenitsa is a senior at Langley High School and she has studied voice with Peggy for over three years and during this time she has performed in several student voice recitals and workshops. At Langley High School, Elenitsa has been in the cast of numerous theatrical productions, including Gypsy and Chicago. In the summer of 2017, she attended the Governor’s School program of visual and performing arts. Next year in college Elenitsa hopes to continue her training in theatre and voice!
MIGUEL DAEZ, Week of Oct. 2, 2017
Miguel Daez, a home-educated senior, has studied with Peggy since 8th grade. He participated in the first Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association (NVMTA) Judged Musical Theatre Recital in 2016 and received honors. Miguel serves as President of Capital Baptist Homeschool Co-op’s Student Government Association as well as President of C4 Forensics Club. He is very active in Speech and Debate. At the Stoa USA National Championship 2015, he placed 2nd in Open Interpretation and 10th in Monologue at the 2017 National Championship. Miguel also loves to act and has played the role of Puck in Cornerstone Youth Theatre Project’s (CYTP) 2015 production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. In 2016, he played the role of Mr. Webb in CYTP’s production of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town. In 2017, he played the role of Motel the Tailor in CYTP’s production of Fiddler on the Roof. During his free time, Miguel likes to run, read, write, watch movies and spend time with family. As a cross-country and track & field runner, he was awarded a bronze medal for finishing in 25th of 222 runners in the Junior Boys 5K race at the Foot Locker Cross Country South Regional Championship 2016 with a time of 16:47.
Academic Year 2017-18
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