Lyndonville-Medina musical honored for overall excellence by Stars of Tomorrow
ROCHESTER – The musical production of Cinderella by Lyndonville and Medina students brought home many awards on Thursday night at the Stars of Tomorrow competition in Rochester, which recognizes the top school musicals in the Rochester area.
Students from 25 local schools come together at Stars of Tomorrow for an awards show that includes performances from the schools on the Rochester stage.
Lyndonville and Medina’s musical won several awards. The schools in the competition used to be separated by size in different divisions. But now they all are in the same division. The Lyndonville and Medina as well as Albion were up against Greece Athena, Greece Odyssey, Pittsford Mendon, Victor, Brighton and other much larger districts.
• Lyndonville and Medina won one of the 10 awards for excellence in overall musical production.
• Lyndonville and Medina also was recognized for excellence in student orchestra and excellence in vocal ensemble.
• Lyndonville and Medina performers also were honored for overall excellence in performance in a leading role: Elizabeth Whipple as Cinderella and Danielle Schmidt as the Fairy Godmother.
Beginning at noon today, there will be online voting for the top high school performers in Rochester to have a chance to go to New York City in a national competition – the National High School Musical Theatre Awards or Jimmy Awards.
Schmidt and Whipple both were nominated to be considered for the NYC event. Click here for more information, beginning at noon today.
Lyndonville and Medina performers also received these awards:
• Future Stars – Emani Fuentes and Greyson Romano
• Special Recognition – Rory Smith and Seagan Majchrzak
• A Round of Applause – Andrew Austin, Auston Bentley and Tessa Zeitz
• A Tip of the Hat – Annabelle Follman and Emani Fuentes