Yuan Fang (lt) with Vocal Program Chair Debra Byrd (rt)
The 2017 President’s Award Vocal Scholarship has been awarded to Musicians Institute Vocal Program student: Yuan Fang. She comes to MI by way of China, having earned the prestigious award with a strong demonstration of her musical skills and specialization in singing ballads.
Describing her reasons for coming to MI, Yuan states, “Because I have heard about this school in China, I’m very excited to study at MI. I know that I can get a great education here.”
She sees her education as an important pathway to achieving her career goals of being able to “perform on the biggest stage, and to win a Grammy award in the future.”
Everyone at MI would like to congratulate Yuan on winning this prestigious award.
Special thanks to MI’s longtime owner Histake Shibuya for generously sponsoring this scholarship, which helps to provide talented students like Yuan with the support, tools and recognition they need to launch successful and creative careers in the music industry.