August 14, 2022

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Music Compound hosts writing workshops with younger native creator

Individuals of the current fiction writing workshop, led by native creator Sienna Alfano (far proper)

SARASOTA, FL – On June 1 – for the third yr – Music Compound launched the Rock Your Summer time Studying (RYSR) initiative. Music Compound has once more partnered with space companies to offer particular treats, one-of-a-kind experiences, and funky objects as prizes; contributors obtain prizes for each 5 books they learn, with the prize worth growing because the variety of books they learn grows.

As a part of the RYSR program, Music Compound offered three two-hour workshops, led by native younger creator Sienna Alfano, to encourage younger readers and writers. Every workshop centered on a unique space of writing: poetry, fiction and non-fiction.

Alfano, 10, has been writing quick tales equivalent to, “The Flying Fridge” because the age of three. She is an avid reader who enjoys thriller novels equivalent to Nancy Drew, which was the inspiration for her first e-book, “The Mysterious Notes,” which she began writing on the age of 6.

“Apply makes excellent,” suggested Alfano, who has logged loads of apply in her younger writing profession. “Write just a little of what you get pleasure from daily to turn out to be a terrific author.”

Homeschool scholar Aunalise Bowder, 9, actually loved the fiction writing workshop.

“The category has impressed me to write down extra. I normally don’t like writing however she [Alfano] made writing enjoyable,” Bowder mentioned. “And I believe it’s super-awesome that Sienna is educating the category!”

“At Music Compound, we’re dedicated to educating college students all yr lengthy and the Rock Your Summer time Studying program has been indisputably standard. The youngsters are having enjoyable and fogeys love that their youngsters are exercising their brains over the summer season,” mentioned Music Compound proprietor Jenny Townsend. “The workshops have been an enormous success, boosting contributors’ literacy expertise whereas additionally providing the inspiration of seeing a peer who has already been printed.”

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This yr, the younger readers are closing in on 2,300 books (and counting). Final yr, almost 80 youngsters participated in Rock Your Summer time Studying, logging greater than 1,700 complete books, and 27 youngsters certified for the grand prize drawing by studying at the least 50 books.

For extra info, contact Music Compound: [email protected] or 941-379-9100. There may be additionally a Rock Your Summer time Studying Fb group, with dwell studying occasions and plentiful inspiration to maintain these pages turning.

About Music Compound
The Music Compound – with two places in Sarasota and Manatee counties – gives an setting to encourage, collaborate and educate youngsters and adults in pursuit of their love of music. The aim is to remodel desires into actuality by offering a up to date and influential setting for musicians of all ages. For extra info, go to