NAME: Anthony Maione
GRADE/SCHOOL: 5th Grade, Homer Brink
Anthony took first place in piano (elementary level) in the Southern Tier Music Teachers’ Association competition held this spring.
If he hears it, he can play it! Anthony has been playing piano for the past six years. While he takes formal lessons once a week, playing by ear is his favorite way to make beautiful music. In fact, he can’t resist playing whenever he encounters a piano. His love of music began at home, but listening to the organ at church was what really piqued his interest in the instrument. Anthony has shared his talents in the community playing at a fundraiser for GiGi’s Playhouse, and at school, by accompanying the Homer Brink chorus at concerts. He will perform for his fifth grade classmates at their graduation ceremony this month.
MORE ABOUT ANTHONY:
Hobbies/activities: In addition to the piano, Anthony also plays the saxophone. He is an athlete, lacrosse is his sport, and he takes French lessons.
Favorite subject: Math
Least favorite subject: Social Studies
What he wants to be when he grows up: Anthony is interested in becoming an Air Force pilot, or a famous pianist of organist.