Allegro: How long have you been taking lessons?
Greta: I have been studying guitar for 5 years and voice for 3. Before that I took violin for 5 years.
Allegro: How long have you taken lessons Allegro?
Greta: 10 years
Allegro: What are you studying?
Greta: Guitar and voice
Allegro: Who is your instructor?
Greta: Sam Yoder and Hannah Butler
Allegro: What is your favorite thing about lessons?
Greta: I love how the teachers encourage me to make the music my own and challenge me to do harder things. And they make me laugh a lot. My lessons are a lot of fun.
Allegro: What made you want to begin studying?
Greta: At first, it was my brother, who plays guitar, who inspired me. But after I started, it was the teaching and the encouragement of the Allegro teachers that really made me love guitar and voice.
Allegro: What is your favorite song?
Allegro: What is your favorite instrument?
Allegro: Where do you attend school? What grade are you in?
Greta: I’m homeschooled and in 8th grade
Allegro: Who has been a major influence in your studies and why?
Greta: My guitar teacher, Mr. Yoder, because he encourages me and makes me smile, and also my parents who have always been there for me.
Allegro: Have you performed outside of Allegro events? If so, where and share your experience.
Greta: I have performed at a nursing home several times. I have really enjoyed performing there. I love to see the smiles on the residents’ faces.
Allegro: What do you do for fun? What are you hobbies/interests?
Greta: I love making things and writing.
Allegro: Do you have plans for college? What are your plans for a major?
Greta: Both of my brothers are going to Christopher Newport University and I hope to go there as well one day. I’d like to major in criminology and one day work for the FBI or the CIA.