Nearly three dozen seniors in the Harker Conservatory’s certificate program gave their final performances of the year and received their certificates at the 15th annual Senior Showcase, held May 13 at Foothill College’s Smithwick Theatre. Each graduate of the Conservatory had spent their four years at the upper school focusing on one of seven disciplines in the performing arts: dance, vocal music, musical theater, theater, instrumental music, instrumental composition or technical theater. Watch the video!
Graduating seniors honored at the event were:
Dance: Sharanya Balaji, Helena Dworak, Emily Pan, Ankita Sharma and Allison Wang.
Vocal music: Madhu Karra, Sahana Narayanan, Gurutam Thockchom and Helen Woodruff.
Musical theater: Rishabh Chandra, Mary Najibi, Rachel Renteria, Kaushik Sankar and Namitha Vellian.
Theater: Janet Lee, Naomi Molin, Melina Nakos and M.C. Smitherman.
Instrumental music: Victoria Ding, Andrew Kim, Kevin Min Hwan Kim, Jason Lee, Selin Ozcelik, Kristen Park, Nikhil Parmar, Elina Sendornaris, Daphne Yang and Jessica Zhu.
Instrumental composition: Jonathan Ta and Alice Wu.
Technical theater: Zarek Drozda, Aishu Murari, Chandler Nelson and Shilpa Repakula.
Heartiest congratulations to all the Conservatory Certificate Graduates of 2016!