Success Stories


Spring Recital 2016

Pictured Left to Right Top Row – Tom Phillips, Jaden Brown, Alexis Ray, Shannon Zickert, Hannah Fulwider, Laura Aylor, Erin Williams, Maddie Halstead, Amiah Mitchell, Triana Forand

Bottom Row – Trevor White, Shellee Pellayo, Emmett Early, Dyson Roy, Cathy Hoskins–Accompanist, Toni Maxine, Zoe Woodaman, Indalesia Mecham, Danielle Forand, Daniel Schaub

Students in Toni’s studio have won many different prestigious honors and awards over the years.

  • First prize winners of the Fredericksburg Festival of the Arts Vocal Competition, and the opportunity to perform as a guest soloist with the Rappahannock Pops Orchestra
  • Many first place winners of the State, District and Regional level of the Bland Competition.
  • First Prize and overall best Senior Women for the VA, NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) competition. Third place in regional NATS.
  • First prize in the ICON Kennedy Center competition.
  • Semi-finalists in The Classical Singer Competition
  • First chair leaders on all vocal parts and numerous participants in the VA, All State Choir and All District Choirs
  • Participants in the Summer Residential Governor’s School for Visual and Performing Arts.
  • First Prize Stafford Regional Choral Society Vocal Scholarship.
  • First Prize Fredericksburg Rotary Scholarship.
  • Numerous sizable scholarships for prestigious music schools and summer opera training programs.


2016 High School Graduates Majoring in Music

Danielle ForandChristopher Newport University – Music Theatre

Dyson RoyVirginia Commonwealth University – Vocal Perf. /Music Education

Zoe WoodamanPeabody Conservatory – Vocal Performance

Trevor WhiteVirginia Commonwealth University – Vocal Performance


2015 High School Graduates Majoring in Music

Brian AshtonJames Madison University – Vocal Performance

Lizzie FrancoRadford University – Music Education

Tim NicholsShenandoah Conservatory – Music Industry

2014 High School Graduate Majoring in Music

Drake GwynJames Madison University – Music Theater

2013 High School Graduates Majoring in Music

Temple HammondWestminster Conservatory – Vocal Performance

Patrick SiegmundChristopher Newport University – Music Theater

Megan WaltonJames Madison University – Vocal Performance

2012 High School Graduates Majoring in Music

Jamie HauberChristopher Newport University – Vocal Perf./Music Education


2011 High School Graduates Majoring in Music

Jordan BiscardoLongwood University – Music Education

Zarah BrockVirginia Commonwealth University – Vocal Performance

Eliza JanusIthaca College School of Music, NY – Music Studies

Anna MooreVirginia Commonwealth University – Music Education

Caitlin Rosedale Randolph-Macon College – Music Studies

Brittany Walker Virginia Tech – Music Education