SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — The 62nd Fine Arts Awards Competition was held on Feb. 26 at the Historic Monday Club in San Luis Obispo.

Talented junior and senior students in high schools throughout the county competed in jazz and classical music, as well as a visual art. Winners represented high schools throughout San Luis Obispo County.

A record number of talented young musicians and artists competed this year. Local, professional artists and musicians judged the competition.


Here is a complete list of the winners:

Jazz Music

  1. Spencer Hafley, Tenor Saxophone, San Luis Obispo High School, Senior
  2. Elyse Black; Vocal, Piano, Guitar; Templeton High School, Senior
  3. John Fairweather, Guitar, Arroyo Grande High School, Senior

Classical Music 

  1. Amelia Long, Alto Saxophone, Atascadero High School, Senior
  2. Andy Shen, Piano, San Luis Obispo High School, Junior
  3. Lauren Weyel, Flute, San Luis Obispo High School, Senior

Visual Art 

  1. Torunn Larsen, San Luis Obispo High School, Senior
  2. Natalie Herrera, Paso Robles High School, Junior
  3. Caleb Hudson, Morro Bay High School, Junior

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