National Finalist for Great American Songbook Academy

Yarden Borshevsky-Barr, a student at Friendswood High School, has been selected as a national finalist for The Songbook Academy. Barr is one of forty students from nineteen states in The U.S. to compete in the high school intensive. She will perform on Saturday, July 22, at the Songbook Academy final concert at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana.

The Great American Songbook Foundation, a national not-for-profit organization with a mission to inspire and educate by celebrating the Great American Songbook, sponsors the program for the students. The Songbook Academy provides high school singers with the opportunity to work alongside industry professionals and educators from the nation’s top arts programs.