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Fort Zumwalt pianist plays her way to top honors

By: Ellen Lampe


Robyne Sieh, a sophomore at Fort Zumwalt North High, is an award-winning pianist

Robyne Sieh, a sophomore at Fort Zumwalt North High, is one talented student pianist.

She was named one of 15 finalists in the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition, an honor which allowed her to showcase her piano talent on the stage of The Fabulous Fox Theatre on April 28.

In addition, Sieh also won second place in the COMP [Creating Original Music Project] Contest, which is part of the Mizzou New Music Initiative. The Mizzou New Music Initiative includes an array of programs such as COMP that are positioning the University of Missouri School of Music as a leading center in the areas of composition and new music.

Sieh submitted her original musical work titled “The Interview” and won second place in the state-wide contest out of hundreds of entries. As a winner, Sieh earned cash prizes for herself and her school, performed her song in a special concert at Mizzou on April 21, will perform at the COMP Festival, and received a scholarship to attend Mizzou’s high school summer music composition camp.

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