Music camp scholarship students give concert at Tryon Estates

Published 10:00 pm Monday, February 22, 2016


On Feb. 16, 12 gifted students from local high schools showcased their varied talents in a musical evening at Tryon Estates in Columbus. These students have been awarded scholarships by the Laurel Lake Music Society, which includes their tuition, room and board for three weeks at the acclaimed Cannon Music Camp at the Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University. The awards are made possible by the very generous donations from Tryon Estates residents. Students from left to right are Isaiah Adderholdt (Horn – LHS); Alex West (Alto-Sax – LHS); Jordan Connelly (Violin – LHS); Quincy Snyder (Percussion – PCHS); Sarah Woods (Piano – PCHS); Isaac Smith (Tuba – PCHS); Emily Hogan (Alto-Sax – PCHS); Alexander Harrelson (Voice-Tenor – TJCA); Emily Olson (Voice-Soprano – LHS); Dietrich Jackson (Clarinet – PCHS); Mary-Shannon Eargle (Percussion – PCHS). Not pictured – Patrick Stimac – (Alto-Sax – PCHS). (Submitted by Peter Cooke)