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Geet Rung student recognized
for her winning composition

Krupa Patel, a young composer from Geet Rung school of Music Suwanee, presented her winning composition, "A Gleaming Waterfall" at the Georgia Federated Music Clubs state conference on October 7, 2017 at Piano Works of Duluth. Krupa represented the state of Georgia in the 2017 division II composition competition, she was awarded 1st prize. Because of her accomplishment in creativity, she was invited to present her original work for piano and cello at the conference with music teachers from all over Georgia. President Debra Hughes recognized Krupa for her accomplishment at the conference.

She also shared the stage with other state winners and professional educators from around the nation. The young (11-year-old) composer's piece was performed by artists from the University of North Georgia, Nicholas Henderson and Tamara Stroup. Krupa studies piano and music composition with Dr. David Peoples, Geet-Rung. She is also learning to perform on the violin. "It is an honor to have young artists representing their community and share their talents with professional musicians throughout our state," said her teacher, Dr. Peoples.