Homeschooler hits the right notes
MARENGO – In many ways, Kyle Krause of Marengo is like any other teenager.
He goes hunting and fishing with his dad, Walter. He also likes snowboarding and riding rollercoasters.
But few 15-year-olds know their way around a piano keyboard the way this ninth-grader does.
Krause, who has been studying piano since he was 5 years old, won the first prize at the 2006 Rockford Symphony Orchestra/Rock Valley College Concerto Competition earlier this year. Read more…