Arts at the Walderhaus
2022 RDK Scholarship Recipient
Annika Nelson began playing guitar at 7 years old and is currently majoring in Classical Guitar Performance at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee under Prof. Rene Izquierdo. She participated in band through Plymouth High School and was involved in the Junge Kameraden German Band, Jazz Band, Show Choir Combo, and Musical Pit Band. She competed in various national guitar competitions and is proud of winning 1st prize at the Indiana University Senior Youth Competition in 2022. n 2022, she was the recipient of the Ruth DeYoung Kohler Scholarship for Artistic Excellence. Annika’s aspiration is to become a professor and have opportunities to perform, compete, and teach at the collegiate level.