Pictured: Winners of the 2018 Malibu Rotary Middle and High School Singing Competition on along with the judges flanked by Event Chair Teresa LeGrove on left  and emcee Ted Silverberg and  Malibu Rotary Club President on the right (pictures above from Honjin Li).
16 Students from Krysta Sorensen's vocal classes at Malibu Middle School and Malibu High School
 competed for prize money at special concert program at Raitt Recital Hall at Pepperdine University
 on January 24.   They were accompanied by pianist Joellen McNaughton.
The 124 seat theater was filled to capacity. The panel of judges from the music industry
 scored student performances. In addition to the cash awards of $200, $100, and $50 that were given
 to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place  finishers in both the middle school division and the high school division,
the winner of the high School division contest Claire Anneet is being sponsored by the Malibu Rotary Club
to participate in the  Rotary District Pageant of the Arts Competition held March 10th
 at Loyola Marymount University  in Los Angeles.
Winnners of the 2018 Malibu Rotary Club Middle and High School Singing Competion from Left to Right High School Division Winners 1) Claire Anneet, 2) Gabby Farrer, 3) Kiraw Smit and then Middle School Division Winners 1) Camille Anneet, 2) Lauren Reed,  and 3) Ellie Eddins
High School Winner Claire Anneet belts out her winning song "I'm Here" from the Color Purple by Breda Russll, Aillee Willis and Stephen Bray
Middle School winner Camille Anneet sings "On my way" from Violet by Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley