Stilley Music Studio
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Stilley Music Studio

Date: Sept 23 - Sept 25, 2019
Stilley Music Studio has coached many singers for almost 20 years in the Yakima valley. All styles of singing are taught with an emphasis on classical training to insure proper vocal health. Debra Hardy Smith (or deb as the students call her) is blessed to enjoy working with such talent!

Madelyn Cardon, age 14

"I perform in my church choir. I have been studying with Stilley Music for over a year covering classical music to country, pop, and musical theatre. I have played piano for 7 years. I am grateful for the opportunities to study and perform music. This is my 2nd performance with CWSF."

Kylee Boschker, age 15

Kylee has always loved music and singing. She participates in a youth choir at church and has performed in several musical numbers. Her favorite venue is of course the kitchen sink, belting out show tunes while doing the dishes. Kylee’s been taking singing lessons with Stilley Music (her teacher being Debra Smith) for almost three months now and can’t wait to start performing.

Raegan Beebe, age 17

"I have been singing for as long as I can remember and have been in a few musicals including “The Wizard of Oz,” and “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat.” Not only do I love to sing pop and country music, I have a huge love for classical as well. My sophomore year of high-school I participated in solo ensemble and earned a 2+, along with that I also won a scholarship from Bel Canto singing an Italian Piece. I am just now starting to write my own music and am working on learning the piano and the ukulele soon! My love for music is beyond words, and I can’t imagine not singing!"

Ellisa Isaak

2nd year studying with Stilley music.
"I performed at the Warehouse Theater in the following productions; Best Christmas Pageant Ever, A Christmas Carol. I am in the Selah Covenant Church kids’ choir and East Valley Central advanced chorus. I like music because it keeps me pumped during the day and it makes me happy."

Grace Griffith, age 15

"I sang in the school choir for 2 1/2 years and sang worship for our church. I really love to sing! This is my first year performing at CWSF."

Willow Biskovich, age 14

Willow has loved singing and music since a very young age. She has sung in school assemblies and once sang "How Far I'll Go" in church. She has been studying voice with Stilley Music for almost a year.

Julia Snow, age 14

Julia enjoys performing and has been in shows at Warehouse Theater Company including Christmas Story, Willy Wonka, and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. She has also been onstage in school plays. She participates in Melody Lane Teen Singers.

Jackson Snow, age 12

Jackson enjoys singing and performing. He played Michael Banks in Mary Poppins at AC Davis High School. He has also been seen onstage at Warehouse Theater Company including Christmas Story (Flick) Willy Wonka, and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Jackson participates in Melody Lane Singers.

Olivia Snow, age 9

Olivia enjoys singing and performing. This summer she played Amaryllis in Music Man at Valley Musical Theater. She has played Chip (Beauty and the Beast) and Gretl (Sound of Music) at AC Davis High School. She has also been seen onstage at Warehouse Theater Company including Christmas Story, Willy Wonka, and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Olivia participates in Melody Lane Singers and is also taking jazz/tap lessons.

Ty Smith, age 16

"I’ve loved music my whole life and have played piano for 8 years and recently started learning the guitar. I have taken voice with Debra Smith for several months now and am in my church youth choir. Although country is my favorite, I love listening to and singing most genres of music."
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Noel Cisneros, age 14

Noel is starting his 9th year in Melody Lane Singers. He is also involved in Drama and Musical Theater at Melody Lane Academy.
Noel started voice lessons with Stilley Music in the fall of 2016, so he will be starting his 4 year of lessons.
Noel has participated in plays at Akin Center theater (ACT), Warehouse theater (WTC) and at Davis High School (DHS). He has played roles like Jerome in South Pacific (ACT), Kurt in Sound of Music (DHS), Charlie in Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (WTC), Pugsley Adams in Adams Family (WTC), Scutt Farcus in A Christmas Story the Musical (WTC). He was also a part of the Assemble in Beauty and the Beast (DHS) and Best Christmas Pageant Ever (WTC).
The last 2 summers Noel has had the opportunity to go to camp at Icicle Creek Musical Theater Camp in Leavenworth. Spending a week taking voice, dance and acting workshops. Then ending the week with a showcase of what he learned.

Calla Isaac, age 18

Calla has been involved in several musicals with Z Center Stage including Shrek, Oklahoma and Annie. She has also performed in various music competitions such as Women’s Century Club, NATS, and Bel Canto. She was on the Zillah Nazarene Worship Team for six years and was the worship team leader for her last two years of high school. She enjoys performing and composing music.

Elizabeth John, age 16

"My love for singing has been evident since childhood. It is a creative outlet for me to express myself. I accompany myself on the piano and compose. I have studied voice with Deb Hardy Smith for 3 years including classical and numerous languages. It has been my pleasure to be a worship leader and accompanist in my church."

Ava Ferguson, age 12

Ava enjoys singing and acting, and has performed in several local plays and musicals including the Sound of Music (Davis High School), and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, Willy Wonka, a Christmas Story, and Our Town (Warehouse Theatre). She sings in her school choir and has performed in the Northwest Junior All State Choir in 2018 and 2019. She has also participated in the Women’s Century Club Fine Arts Festival.

Lauren Gurney, age 15

"Lauren has been singing since she can remember and has been training with Debra Smith since 5th or 6th grade. She has had the pleasure of participating in the musicals The Fiddler on the Roof and The Music Man. Lauren has performed many times for Solo & Ensemble and the Women’s Century club. She sings because she loves music and it helps her to grow and express herself." She is also accompanying herself on piano and recently took up the ukulele.

Oliver Temple, age 12

Oliver has been studying with Stilley Music for over a year. This year, Oliver performed the role of Joseph in Joseph and the Technicolor Dream coat at CTCS. This is Oliver’s 2nd performance for CWSF.

Mia Packard, age 12

Mia is always singing. She began voice lessons with Stilley Music two years ago and has performed many times with the children’s church choir, and studies piano as well. Mia competed in the Women’s Century Club arts festival last winter singing classical music as well as musical theatre. This will be Mia’s 2nd performance at the CWSF.

Alice Packard, age 11

Alice not only sings well but also plays numerous instruments including piano, clarinet and flute. She performed at the WCC arts festival singing classical and musical theatre last winter. Alice is performing for the 2nd time at CWSF.
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