Pursuing his passion

Rahm seeks career in music

BY Jakob Kounkel | STAFF WRITER
Posted 6/6/23

FOLEY – When A.J. Rahm played the saxophone for the first time in fifth grade, though he did not realize it at the time, it was the beginning of a relationship with music that would forge a clear path into the business world for the Foley High School senior.

Now having earned a $1,500 scholarship April 12 from the Central Minnesota Arts Board to continue with his pursuit in the music industry, that sentiment has only been solidified. Rahm was one of 20 central Minnesota students awarded with a scholarship, which was geared toward those pursuing the arts in college.

As an application, Rahm recorded himself playing a self-transcribed rendition of “Wrinkle” by Thank You Scientist. He said the transcription was a grueling, two-year process, and it started out of affection for the music and his favorite instrument.

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