We are excited to announce our 2nd Annual Melody Claire Hall Voice Scholarship Recipient:
Mikaela Pace is extremely honored to receive the Melody Claire Hall Voice Scholarship. In Creekview High School, she was a member of the top a cappella choir and show choir. She was involved in her high school’s musicals, including playing the role of Liesl Von Trapp in her high school’s production of the “Sound of Music”. Mikaela was selected to be a member of the All Region Women’s Treble Choir in 2015, as well as the All Region Mixed Choir in 2016. She was a choir officer for 2 years and has received an Outstanding Achievement Award and an Outstanding Musicianship Award. Mikaela also has served as Cantor for her hometown church, St. Catherine of Siena.
Since attending Texas Tech University, Mikaela has received tremendous opportunities musically. She is involved in the Women’s Chorale, a Scholarship Singer in the Holy Spirit Catholic Church, a member of Texas Tech University’s first a cappella group called the Tech Tones. She also enjoys auditioning for musicals in the Lubbock area while a full-time student. She was the soloist in a world premiere piece, “Plen’y Good Room,” arranged by Stacey V. Gibbs, in the Fall of 2017. Mikaela has been in the ensemble chorus for Lubbock Moonlight Musicals’ production of “Grease”. And she is currently in the teen ensemble in their production of the “Music Man”. Mikaela studies with Texas Tech voice professor, Lissette Jimenez.