Becky Kessler, of Roxbury, will take into the new year the title of best singer/songwriter in the state.

Ms. Kessler was honored with the title recently during the inaugural Connecticut music awards.

For more information and photos from the awards, visit www.ct.com/entertainment/photos/wcct-slideshow-1st-annual-connecticut-music-awards-20120913,0,1509037.photogallery.

Ms. Kessler teaches private guitar lessons in New Milford and Woodbury. For more information, call 252-256-2845.

She plans to release her first CD some time soon.

To hear her music, visit Bandcamp at http://beckykessler.bandcamp.com/releases, or find out more on her Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Becky-Kessler/202561039768973.