Saturday Kayla and I went to USD for her to audition for admission into the music program and for scholarship money. Technically that is what the audition was for...she has already been admitted into the program so we are just waiting for how much money they are willing to give her.


I found it amusing that she is already so well known at the college by so many professors. Of course the clarinet professor knows her well, but so does the low brass/marching band professor and the Director of Bands. She did her audition (with Bb clarinet, bass clarinet and trombone) and then talked to the three on the committee. They all seemed surprised that she played a woodwind and a brass instrument and was accomplished at both. Kayla just laughed.

There are more scholarship auditions this coming weekend so no decisions will be made until March. But Dr. Haddad, the clarinet professor, told both Kayla and me that we could get ahold of her if we didn't want to wait until the official letters go out in early April. I guarantee I will be emailing her before then!

I think Kayla did great, but I may be a little biased. She is glad it is over with and now she just has to coast through the next few months and she will be at USD.

date February 21, 2011

3 comments to “Nail biting moments”

  1. deb
    February 21, 2011 at 1:27 PM

    Way to go Kayla
    I am sure ayou were biting your nails But she will do awesome . You can tell she loves her music
    ( what ever instrument) she plays
    Congratulations Watson
    ( I couldn't resist )

  1. laurel
    February 21, 2011 at 3:25 PM

    Wonderful - good luck to you Kayla!! What a great future in store for you - filled with music - what could be better!!

  1. grandma F
    February 22, 2011 at 2:14 PM

    You can go places with your music Kayla and I am confident you will. Pulling for you on the scholarship money as it sounds promising.

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