February 9, 2022 – Dorris Intermediate School fifth grader Elly Peck has been selected as a finalist for the 32nd annual Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra: Picture the Music competition. Elly is one of 100 students chosen from 360 entries representing 11,000 participants in 59 schools across the St. Louis metropolitan area.
For this year’s competition, artwork was inspired by Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5. Elly’s artwork was submitted by DIS music teacher Leah Milton.
As a finalist, Elly, her parents and guests are invited to the Picture the Music awards ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, April 6, at Powell Hall. Following the awards ceremony, the finalists’ artwork will be displayed at The Magic House St. Louis Children’s Museum April 7-20. The exhibit will then be displayed at Plaza Frontenac from April 21-May 5.
Congratulations Elly! #proudtobeakahok #thekahokway