By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Local singer-songwriter Emma Lee Toyoda took a complex but rewarding path to musical autonomy, as she details below. Toyoda recently took third place in the Experience Music Project’s “Sound Off!” competition for musicians under 21. She answered some questions over email. NWAW: Did you grow up in Seattle? If […]
“Shock.” This was how Jay Maebori, 38, felt after he learned that he had won Washington State’s 2011 Teacher of the Year award.