Hayley Schindler of Bel Air became a Paderewski Medal winner following the 2013 National Piano Guild auditions in Baltimore in May. She received the award for successfully performing a national level program, 10 or more pieces, for each of 10 years. A student of Carolyn Dorsey since the age of 6, Hayley has also competed in the Harford County annual Piano Festival, achieving first and second honors for several years.
Hayley is also an accomplished trumpet player and performs with the symphonic orchestra, the jazz band and the marching band at Patterson Mill High School. In addition, Hayley plays field hockey and tennis for Patterson Mill and manages the boys wrestling team there. Hayley is a member of the National Honor Society, the German National Honor Society and the Tri-M Music Honor Society.
Hayley is a senior at Patterson Mill High School. She plans to attend college and major in biology with a concentration in marine sciences.