PELHAM, N.Y. – Twelve-year-old Pelham resident Laney Bagwell was awarded a certificate of excellence for scoring the top mark in New York on the Level 1 Flute assessment of The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program.
Bagwell received her prize at a recital and award ceremony at Carnegie Hall on March 1. Her teacher is Clare Hoffman.
Certificates of excellence are awarded each academic year to Music Development Program students in Preparatory A and B and Levels 1 to 10 who achieve the highest standard of excellence in their respective state. Eligible candidates must score at least 80 percent on their examination and must have completed the co-requisite theory requirements for their respective level and discipline.
In addition to recognizing the top scorers in the Music Development Program, certificates of excellence honor music teachers across the United States and the time and effort put forth into training the next generation of great artists.
The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program allows students to measure and celebrate accomplishment and track their progress across the country.
To learn more, please visit the Music Development Program here .