FMDG Music School at the 2024 NYC Braille Challenge

On February 3 the FMDG Music School was represented by both staff and students at the 2024 NYC Braille Challenge.  The annual event attracts braille readers from across the city to compete and raise awareness for braille literacy. 

This year the FMDG Music School table was staffed by Donna Grajauskas (Operations Manger) and Richard Thai (Program Manager).  Visitors got to learn about the Music School’s programs as well as view accessible music formats such as large print and braille music. 

Thank you to all the students, parents, and teachers who visited the FMDG Music School organization table.  

This years competition included more FMDG Music Students than ever.  A big congratulations goes out to all the CMPYP students who participated.  The results listed below are by category.

Apprentice
Honorable Mention – Hudson Mohn

Freshman
2nd Place – Rose Bressack

Sophomore
2nd Place – Haowen Deng
3rd Place – Luohan Tang

Junior Varsity
1st Place – Nael Raza

Varsity
Honorable Mention – Maya Graves

For more information about the NYC Braille Challenge visit the NYC Braille Challenge website. 

A comprehensive article recapping the event can be accessed on Local blind and visually impaired youth compete in 2024 NYC Braille Challenge

Image Description: Two people sitting and smiling behind a table with FMDG Music School branding.

Two people sitting and smiling behind a table with FMDG Music School branding
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