Next meeting: Friday, October 9, 2015
Fine Arts Association
Time is 12:30
We will have a brief meeting followed by the program, which will showcase our young, local talented artists. A reception will follow the program.
The Performers are:
Danielle Rush. Harp student of Carol Ford. Daniele is a junior at Madison High School where she plays Alto Sax in the band. She is a member of “#33M” an honorary national music society, the Drama Club, “Electica,” Madison’s Show Choir. Danielle has studied piano and plays bassoon with the Tri-C Orchestra. She and Carol have been performing together for ﬁve years, at weddings, church services, concerts, and opened the “Chautauqua Ohio Event” two years ago.
Maximus Kealoha (Max), is a piano student of Carol Ford. He is eleven years old. He is a ﬁfth grade student at Hale Road Elementary School. He plays in the Ready to Ring Hand Bell Choir at Painesville United Methodist Church under the direction of Carol Ford. He asked Carol to teach him to play the piano, and began studying with her a her ago. Carol says he is every teacher’s dream, as he practices and learns quickly. Max can transpose his musical pieces, and play them in different keys, which is truly amazing.
Cooper Wood is sixteen years old, attends Madison High School, and plans to pursue a career in composition. Two of his works, Chorale and Overture for the Stars, were performed at Madison School. His eclectic approach combining classical elements with modern sounds create a unique aesthetic. Cooper is also a rock vocalist and lead guitarist, plays trumpet and piano in school ensembles and musicals. Cooper is the youth musical director at Mercury Summer Stock at Notre Dame College, learning how it is to work without lunch or dinner breaks.
Melik Montgomery is a student at Harvey High School and studies music with choral director Kim Hildack. He is in his sophomore year, a member of the concert choir, soccer team, and FBLS. He portrayed Lucas Beinke in the Adams Family. Malik competed in the FBLS State talent competition where he placed ﬁrst as well as his business event. He studies privately with Mr. Robert Godfrey and is looking forward to continuing to learn and develop his musical talents.
We encourage you to invite family and friends to this event. These young people are so accomplished it will be thrilling to watch their performances.