David Kirk and Kristi Rawlinson stand with Rabbi Uri Barnea at a luncheon last week at Hilands Golf Club. Kirk and Rawlinson are the recipients of the Uri Barnea Music Scholarship. Barnea is the former director of the Billings Symphony Orchestra.
Skyview High student Kristi Rawlinson has already gained valuable experience as a three-year member of the Billings Symphony Orchestra, but she also knows that maintaining good grades in school is key to future musical successes.
Arts Without Boundaries, a Montana nonprofit group promoting the arts in secondary schools, is honoring outstanding high school seniors with $100 awards for their contribution to the arts. The Billings Gazette’s Enjoy will feature one of the recipients each week.
Kristi Rawlinson and Matthew Light are among the performers in "Broadway Bound" at Skyview High.
Billings high school students David Kirk on cello and Kristi Rawlinson on viola will travel to New York City for a Feb. 12 performance at Carnegie Hall with the 2012 American High School Honors group.
How many times have you heard the old joke: How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice.