Student Honors, Awards & Scholarships
 As of 2017, my students have been offered  $210,000.00 in Music Scholarships, and our college acceptance rate is still 100%!
All classes taught by Marianna Benedict, B.A. in Music Performance
Marianna's Music Studio 28 Colt Court, Ronkonkoma, Long Island, NY
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Congratulations to Jaclyn M., Voice:
Jaclyn recently won 1st Place in Singing, 1st Place in Song Writing and 1st Place in Acting in the 2017 International Models and Talent Association! Jaclyn currently has over 17k followers on Instagram and 3 singles available on Soundcloud.com. Click on the following links to check out Jaclyn's work:

https://www.instagram.com/jmanfredimusic/
https://soundcloud.com/jaclynmanfredi

Congratulations to Kathryn K., Voice:
Kathryn sang beautifully as a soprano soloist at Carnegie Hall this year! She was selected by the judges from the Associated Music Teacher's League to perform as a soloist in their annual Young Musician's Concert at Carnegie Hall.

Congratulations to Kirsten Joy, Voice:
Kirsten is an old student of mine whom I helped prepare for her college audition for the music program at Lee University back when she was in high school. She has since graduated from Lee University and now has several albums available on iTunes, and one of her songs has been featured on Hope Radio in 2017! 


Congratulations to Jaclyn M., Voice:
Jaclyn was accepted into the Music Program at 5 Towns College with the $5,000.00 scholarship she earned from winning 2nd place at the "Long Island's Got Talent" competition last year! Her recent single, "Poet," was featured on OWWR radio! 

Congratulations to Olivia H., Voice:
In Spring - Summer of 2017, Olivia has been cast as "Gabriella" in High School Musical, with Smithtown PAC, "Gertrude" in Suessical and "Rusty" in Footloose with C.K. Productions.

Congratulations to Christy J., Voice:
Christy has passed the inital rounds and is now a semi-finalist for the "Long Island's Got Talent" competition! She will appear again in November 2017 for the next round. She also scored 97% on her NYSSMA Jazz vocal solo and was accepted into her high school select choir.

Congratulations to Gabriella J., Voice:
Gabriella was cast as "Agata"in My Son Pinocchio with Ovations.

Congratulations to Alicia C. & Emma K., Voice:
Both singers will be featured soloists at their high school's production of "Broadway Night."

Congratulations to Ela & Julia R., Voice:
The sisters performed a duet program and raised thousands of dollars for charity. They were also invited again to perform a duet at a special Mass commemorating the victims of the Smolensk plane crash.

Congratulations to Alicia C., Voice:
Alicia was cast as "Photogragher" in her high school's production of Chaplin. She was also selected to sing a solo at her high school's "Coffee House" performance.

Congratulations to Julia W., Voice:
Julia was selected to sing the National Anthem at her middle school volleyball game and was a big hit! She was also chosen to perform a solo at her school Spring chorus concert.

Congratulations to Jade M., Voice:
Jade was chosen to sing a solo at her school chorus.

Congratulations to Clarence E., Voice:
Clarence was accepted into the music program at Manhattanville College. He earned a $20,000.00 scholarship.

Congratulations to Ela & Julia R., Voice:
Sisters Ela and Julia were invited to sing a spiritual duet at St. Patrick's Cathedral in NYC in a special mass to honor the memory of a WWII hero.

Congratulations to Julia R., Voice:
Julia was cast as "Alice" in her school's production of "Alice in Wonderland."

Congratulations to Atilla O., Violin & Piano:
Atilla is a featured keyboard soloist in his school play, where he also performs as a violinist in the orchestra pit. He was accepted into SCMEA & LISFA and his H.S. chamber orchestra in 2017. He is also the Concertmaster of his H.S. Orchestra and has performed as a violin soloist in school concerts.

Congratulations to Emily M., Violin:
Emily was accepted into SCMEA and LISFA 2017, where she earned 6th chair in the 1st violin section at her seating auditions. She is also the concertmaster of the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra. 

Congratulations to Kathryn K., Voice:
Kathryn was cast as "Rapunzel" in her H.S. production of Into the Woods. She was also a featured soloist at the AMTL Winter Musicale at Queens College.

Congratulations to Christy J., Voice:
Christy performed as a soloist at St. Anne's Church, sang a solo with her school chorus, and also sang a solo over her school loudspeaker. She was also accepted into vocal jazz SCMEA.

Congratulations to Sana E., Voice:
Sana was selected to sing with her H.S.'s select group, Women's Choir.

Congratulations to Rebecca B., Alicia C., and Emma K., Voice:
All 3 were accepted into the competitive H.S. group, Symphonic Choir.

Congratulations to Justine L., Voice:
Justine was cast as "Band Singer," a soloist in her middle school's production of Footloose the Musical

Congratulations to Meghan S., Voice:
Meghan was accepted into SCMEA in 2017.

Congratulations to Dehlia B., Voice:
Dehlia was accepted into vocal jazz SCMEA in 2017. She also performed a solo with her school show choir at Hershey Park, P.A.

Congratulations to Julia W., Voice:
Julia performed as a vocal soloist in her elemtary school performance, "Poetry Alive."

Congratulations to Rebecca B., Voice:
Rebecca was cast as "Margot" in Legally Blonde, "Gingy" in Shrek the Musical, and "Doris Walker" in Miracle on 34th Street with CK Productions. She performed as a vocal soloist in "Broadway Night" and "Coffee House" with her High School. She was also a featured soloist in "Bound for Broadway" at the West Side Lounge in NYC. 

Congratulaions to Emily M., Violin:
Emily performed as a violin soloist at her school chorus concert and at NYSSMA Majors, where the judge commented, "amazing." She has performed with the select groups MYO, SCMEA, LISFA and The Smith Sisters Ensemble at the NYCB Theatre.

Congratulations to Angela C., Voice:
Angela was accepted into the Musical Theater Program at the NY Film Academy. She was cast as "Spider" in James and the Giant Peach with CK Productions. 

Congratulations to Megan K., Voice:
Megan was cast as "Sister Catherine"in her Middle School's production of The Sound of Music. She also sang a solo at her select choir performance.

Congratulations to Jaclyn M., Voice:
Jaclyn was invited to a 5th call-back for the TV show, "The Voice." She appeared as a soloist at the Apollo Theatre, was a finalist in the music competition, "Your Big Break," and won 2nd Place and a $5,000.00 singing scholarship in the "Long Island's Got Talent" competition.

Congratulations to Alicia C., Voice:
Alicia was cast as "Liesl" in her middle school's production of The Sound of Music and as "Evil Step-Sister" in Into the Woods with Kids for Kids Productions. She performed as a soloist in her school choir and select choir. She was also a featured solo vocalist at the AMTL Winter Musicale at Queens College and performed with SCMEA.

Congratulations to Meghan E., Voice:
Meghan was cast as "Kate" in Legally Blonde with CK Productions. She performed as a soloist at her H.S. chorus concert and is a member of her H.S.'s select groups: Treble Choir, Symphonic Choir and Tri-M Music Honor Society.

Congratulations to Emma K., Voice:
Emma was cast as "Angel" in Anything Goes and performed as a soloist in "Broadway Night" at her high school.

Congratulations to Atilla O., Violin & Piano:
Atilla performed with LISFA, SCMEA and in the orchestra of "Cinderella" the musical at his High School. He also gave a solo recital, performing both on the piano and violin at the Bell Haven Nursing Home. He was recently inducted into the Tri-M Music Honor Society. 

Congratulations to Christina D., Voice:
Christina was offered a $6,000.00 singing scholarship in Spring of 2016 in LIU's vocal program.

Congratulations to Sasha O., Voice:
Sasha was offered $72,000.00 in musical theatre scholarships in Spring of 2014!

​Congratulations to Elizabeth R., Voice:
​Elizabeth, age 12, was announced a winner in the American Fine Arts Festival Competition as a classical vocalist, and will be performing solo soprano at the winner's recital in Carnegie Hall in September 2015. She also placed 3rd in the Concert Festival International Competition for classical music. In theatre, she was a featured Young Artist and soloist in the Amadeus Opera's 2014 production of "Mozart Musicale" & "Bastien and Bastienne." She was also magnificent as "Dorothy" in her school's production of "The Wizard of Oz."

​Congratulations to Julia R., Voice:
​Julia, age 9, was announced a winner in the American Fine Arts Festival Competition as a classical vocalist, and will be performing solo soprano at the winner's recital in Carnegie Hall in September 2015. In theatre, she was a featured Young Artist and soloist in the Amadeus Opera's 2014 production of "Mozart Musicale" & "Bastien and Bastienne," where she also performed the silent role of "Bastienne's Sheep." She also starred as "Coroner Munchkin" in her school's production of "The Wizard of Oz."

Congratulations to Jaclyn M., Voice:
Jaclyn, age 15, had the honor of being called back 4 times to appear on the TV show vocal competition, "The Voice." She was a featured jazz/pop soloist in the contemporary production, "Your Big Break" and an opening soloist for comedian Beverly Bonner at the Broadway Comedy Club in Manhattan, her fist professional gig. 

Congratulations to Atilla O., Violin & Piano:
Atilla has received perfect NYSSMA scores on the violin for two years in a row, earing him a place in SCMEA and LISFA for the 2014/2015 school year. On the piano, he is regularly requested to perform with his school orchestra and was a featured soloist at "Longwood Day" at his school's awards ceremony, were he received an award for Musical Excellence. Atilla also volunteers to perform as a solo pianist & violinist at local medical facilities.

Congratulations to Sagar Sheth, Actor:
Sagar was nominated "Best Supporting Actor" at the Sparrow Film Project for his performance in the short film, "Eye Mistake."

Congratulations to Juliana M., Voice:
Juliana was cast as "Lucy Barker" in the Kids for Kids production of Sweeney Todd. She was also cast as "Ms. Hannigen" in the CM Production of Annie. 

Congratulations to Deanna D., Voice:
Deanna, age 16, received a perfect score on her Level 6 All-State solo in Spring of 2015, and has been selected to perform with the All-State chorus. She also performed with SCMEA this past school year, and was a solo singer and dancer in her school's production of Gypsy

Congratulations to Sunny B., Voice:
In December of 2011, Sunny auditioned for her Junior High School's production of "Beauty and the Beast," and recently landed the role of "Lumiere." Last year, she performed the role of "Sharpay" in her Junior High School's production of "High School Musical."

Congratulations to Gabrielle G., Voice:
In August of 2011, Gabrielle competed in the Senior Female Vocal Solo Division in the National Youth Ministries' Fine Arts Competition in Pheonix, Arizona. She was a finalist in the competition, and received an "excellent" rating from her judges. She was offered a $5,000.00 singing scholarship.

Congratulations to Lindsey B., Voice:
Lindsey has recently been selected to become a member of the Tri-M Junior Music Honor Society, based on her achievements in music, which includes the study and performance of solo voice, and trumpet, as well as school band, chorus, SCMEA, and NYSSMA for both voice & trumpet. Great job, Lindsey!

Congratulations to Sabrina R., Voice, Violin & Piano:
Sabrina has recently been selected to become a member of the Tri-M Junior Music Honor Society, based on her achievements in music, which includes the study and performance of solo voice, violin, and piano, as well as school orcehstra, chorus, SCMEA, and NYSSMA for both voice & violin. Great job, Sabrina!

Congratulations to Stephanie Medina, Voice:
Stephanie is the recipient of a $60,000.00 music scholarship, and is now a Music Major at Adelphi.

Congratulations to Meghan M., Voice:
Meghan has recently been accepted into Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. She aspires to be a singer/song-writer.

Congratulations to Kirsten J., Voice & Piano:
Kirsten has been accepted into the Lee University School of Music. She aspires to be both a performer and a private music teacher.

Congratulations to Carley, Voice:
Carley auditioned for her Junior High School's production of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," and landed the role of "Willy Wonka." 

Congratulations to Wendy L., Voice:
Wendy has been accepted into the Music Program at Berkeley in CA. She aspires to be a singer/song-writer.  

Congratulations to Jennifer P., Voice:
Jennifer auditioned for the music program at Adelphi. She was offered a $40,000.00 music scholarship.