Pianist earns award

March 31, 2013 

Pranay Tankala

Cary Academy eighth-grader Pranay Tankala has won the Sandra Hopper Manly Memorial Scholarship.

The Raleigh Piano Teachers Association selects scholarship winners between 11 and 14 years old based on auditions and an interview on their understanding of music history and style. For his audition, Pranay performed pieces by Bach, Beethoven and Lizst.

The scholarship is worth $200, and Pranay performed at the RPTA Scholarship Recital in February.

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