Ashley on to Semi-finals in National Music Competition
What did you do?
I qualified for the Semi Finals Round of the National Music Competition for Young Artist for strings category. The Semifinals competition will be on Nov 13, 2019.
What organization recognized the achievement?
NAMCYA: National Music Competition for Young Artists’ mission is to identify and nurture outstanding young Filipino musicians through nationwide competitions, publications, festivals, and workshops in readiness for professional musical careers.
How did homeschooling help you achieve your goal?
Time was at my own disposal, allowing me more time to practice and focus on my instrument. If I were in a regular school, I doubt I would have had as much time to prepare for competition.
What are your interests?
I‘ve enjoyed reading books since I was little. I also love listening to and playing classical music.
What are you inspired to do with your life?
I want to pursue further studies in music. Music has given me wonderful experiences and the opportunity to travel. I was on tour in Europe with the Pundaquit Virtousi from end of May to Mid-July this year. I see myself with a career in music.
What are your favorite subjects and why?
My favorite subjects this year are English and Chemistry. Since I love to read, I enjoyed the materials provided for in English. Chemistry explained the answers to the questions I constantly asked as a child. Both subjects were in-depth and interesting.
The photo was taken at our house by our family friend, Tita Ena for my NAMCYA photo requirement.