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Mason Student Wins $1,500 Rotary Music Scholarship

rotaryFalls Church student Samuel Waters, a senior at George Mason High School, won second place in the Graham Green III Memorial Music Competition in the Northern Virginia Rotary District finals held at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg, Pa. April 9

rotaryFalls Church student Samuel Waters, a senior at George Mason High School, won second place in the Graham Green III Memorial Music Competition in the Northern Virginia Rotary District finals held at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg, Pa. April 9. A tenor, who won the Falls Church Rotary Club’s round of competition in February and qualified as one of three district contest finalists at the semi-final contest last month, he received $1,500 toward future musical instruction expenses at the school of his choice.

Samuel’s vocal selection was Jules Massenet’s “En Fermant les Yeux.” Genevieve Salamone, a violinist in her senior year at Forest Park High School, won the $3,000 first place award for her rendition of the first movement of Edward Lallo’s “Symphonie Espagnole.” Haley Won, a flutist in her junior year at West Springfield High School, won the third place $750 award for her performance of Cecile Chaminade’s “Concertino for Flute and Piano, Opus 107.”

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