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Lauren Hood of Bedford named Musician of the month at MCMS

Pianist Lauren Hood

Named Musician of the Month

At Manchester Community Music School

Manchester, NH – The Manchester Community Music School (MCMS) would like to congratulate Lauren Hood on being named MCMS Musician of the Month for January. Lauren is a 13 years old, home school student from Bedford, NH. She’s been a student at the Music School for the last seven years and has been studying piano with Terry Barton, for the last six years.

“Lauren takes everything I tell her to heart”, commented Lauren’s piano teacher Terry Barton. “She has made so much progress reading music and works very hard for every achievement.”

When asked why she chose the piano, Lauren stated, “I needed structure in my schedule, and I thought practicing piano would help. I like how the piano can create a lot of different sounds. Playing has helped me get out of my comfort zone, especially with recitals!”

The Manchester Community Music School is dedicated to providing high-quality music education and performance opportunities for students of all ages and abilities. For more information about the Music School visit the website at or call the Music School office at 603-644-4548.