Winners named for music scholarships

William Plasch, a senior at Sequim High School, won the second-place scholarship of $2,000.

William Plasch, a senior at Sequim High School, won the second-place scholarship of $2,000.

PORT ANGELES — Monday Musicale has announced the winners of its 2021 music scholarships.

Madeline Dietzman, of Sequim, was awarded a first-place scholarship of $2,500.

Dietzman sang “Caro Mio Ben” by Giuseppe Giordani, “On My Own” from Les Misérables by Schönberg and the original song “Inside.”

The Sequim High School senior plans to study psychology and theater at Western Washington University in Bellingham.

William Plasch, also a senior at Sequim High School, won the second-place scholarship of $2,000. Plasch performed “Parody,” by Jesse Monkman, on the marimba.

He plans to study science and music at the University of Washington in Tacoma.

Katherine Cobb, of Port Angeles, won the third-place scholarship of $1,500. Cobb sang “Wie Melodien Zieht Es Mir” by Johannes Brahms and “Chanson Francaise” by Maurice Ravel.

The Port Angeles High School senior plans to study musical performance and performing arts at Western Washington University in Bellingham.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s applicants submitted performance videos, which were reviewed by a panel of independent judges, who provided recommendations to the scholarship committee.

The judges were Jarrett Hansen, director of bands at Port Angeles High School; Sandi Lockwood, with the band Just In Time; and Sarah Shea, a piano teacher with Dungeness Music and local vocal performer.

Katherine Cobb of Port Angeles won the third-place scholarship of $1,500.

Katherine Cobb of Port Angeles won the third-place scholarship of $1,500.

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