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Scholarship Interview: Adelaide Boedecker, Soprano
Elizabeth Rose
The Arts
Adelaide Boedecker made her professional debut as Barbarina in Sarasota Opera's production of The Marriage of Figaro at the age of 17 while ...
Scholarship Interview: Karissa Ratzenboeck, Violinist
Elizabeth Rose
Where Are They Now?
KARISSA RATZENBOECK - Violinist with The Venice Symphony December 2018 This month I am delighted to profile Karissa Ratzenboeck, a two-time ...
Scholarship Interview: Shaina Helm, Studio Art
Elizabeth Rose
Where Are They Now?
 SHAINA HELM – FASS Scholarship recipient in 2011 Awarded Bachelor of Arts Degree in Studio Art and Psychology, Florida State Universit...
Scholarship Interview: Amanda Kai Newman, Artist & Costume Designer
Elizabeth Rose
The Arts
This month's article features costume designer and artist Amanda Kai Newman, a multi-year FASS scholarship recipient having earned awards in...
Scholarship Interview: Max Landow, Fine Arts
Elizabeth Rose
The Arts
​MAX LANDO THEN: Fine Arts Scholar 2005 and 2006 majoring in Theatre Studies at the University of Central Florida MAX LANDO NOW: Institution...
Salon : A Tour of Jim Craig and Randy Johnson Painting Collection
Elizabeth Ferguson
The Arts
 On Wednesday, December 11, 2019, we were invited to the home of Jim Craig and Randy Johnson for a tour of their painting collection co...
A Conversation with Lynn Ahrens
Elizabeth Ferguson
The Arts
​When you see a really successful musical theater presentation, all kinds of questions must pop into your mind. Aren't you curious about the...
Scholarship Interview: Nora Rule Barber, Artist
Elizabeth Rose
Where Are They Now?
Artist, instructor and 1990 Arts Advocates scholarship recipient Nora Rule Barber lives and works in Spring, TX, just north of Houston. &nbs...
Scholarship Interview: Joshua Galindo, Motion Designer
Elizabeth Rose
Where Are They Now?
 'Where Are They Now?' Past Scholar Interview Joshua Galindo – Motion Designer, Los Angeles, CA When Dr. Larry Thompson, President of R...

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