Carol Saltz and Jeri Palmer presented Sarah Spears and Marina Shershen in a recital on September 13 at the Piano Music Center in Temecula.
Over the last several years, they participated in the Music Teachers’ Association Certificate of Merit program and progressed to a high Level 8.
Sarah, 17, is a native of Fallbrook and is home-schooled. She is the daughter of Dan and Eva Spears. She is active in her church choir and enjoys participating in arts and crafts. She occasionally plays piano at the Fallbrook Skilled Nursing Facility.
Marina, 16, was born in Russia. She moved to Fallbrook at the age of 9 and is a junior Honors student at Fallbrook High School. She is the daughter of Elena Elizarova and the granddaughter of Elena Pankey. Marina travels the world extensively and visits Russia frequently.