Rocklin High student is Scholarship for the Arts finalist

Will compete for $10,000 scholarship
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Jo Schuman Silver, producer of “Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon,” has announced the selection of nine finalists for the “Scholarship for the Arts.” One winner in each category will be presented with a check for $10,000 toward their college education.

The nine high school seniors who will perform live Monday, June 3, at Club Fugazi in San Francisco including Kristina Dizon of Rocklin High School, a finalist in the Voice category.

“I’m very impressed by the quality of the performances that we’ve received and the dedication of the students to their craft,” said producer Jo Schuman Silver. “It wasn’t an easy task to narrow down the field to just nine finalists.”

The master of ceremonies for the evening is Oldies 103.7’s Don Bleu. The celebrity panel of judges scheduled to appear include ballet dancer and choreographer Val Caniparoli, composer Gordon Getty, San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley, KMEL’s Chuy Gomez, Grammy Award winner MC Hammer, famed opera composer Jake Heggie, founder and executive artistic director of the San Francisco Jazz Organization Randall Kline, California Shakespeare Theater Artistic Director Jonathan Moscone, American Conservatory Theater Artistic Director Carey Perloff, KRON4/KCBS Radio's Jan Wahl and jazz and cabaret singer Paula West.