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,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, or find out more on her Facebook page,