Greenwich Academy Senior Makes Semi Finals of Pepsico Young Artists Competition

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Madeleine  Jansson,  an  18  year  old  senior  at  Greenwich  Academy,  has  advanced  to  the  semi‐finals  of  the  Pepsico  National  Young  Artists  Competition  to  be  held  in  Charleston,  South  Carolina  April  9-11.

 Madeleine  is  one  of  three  pianists  selected  from  a  national  pool  who  have  been  selected  to  compete  in  the  final  elimination,  the  winner  of  which  will  perform  a  concerto  movement  with  the  Charleston  Symphony  on  April  11.

Madeleine  was  featured  in  the  Greenwich  Magazine  September  2014  issue  highlighting  “Ten  Teens  to  Watch.”  She  has  studied  classical  piano  for  over eleven  years  and  is  a  student  of  Steinway  Artist  Yoshie  Akimoto.    In addition  to  her  music  studies,  Madeleine  is  a  member  of  the  Cum  Laude society,  the  GA  Math  and  Science,  Technology,  and  Math  Teams,  the  Girl Code  Computer  Science  Club,  and  the  Varsity  Cross  Country  Team.


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