Piccolo Spoleto Rising Stars
In its 10th year, the six-program series presents artistically gifted students ages 9 through 18. The goal of the Rising Stars Series is to provide a high profile performance venue that focuses on the many artistically gifted students in the Southeast. Artistic disciplines include classical dance, creative writing, classical music, theatre, and visual arts.
Hosted by Larry Barnfield.
St. Matthew’s Lutheran Auditorium, 1 Vanderhorst St.
The opening program includes special performances by Lauren Chen, age 14, piano; Anna Boesl, age 17, vocal; Olivia Trevillyan, age 14, Dance; Emily Pilgrim, age 17, Cello; Teagan Prichard, age 17, visual arts; Ava Butler, age 14 and Quinton Stanley, age 16, dance duo.
Auryanna Ascue, age 13, dance; Trenedy Hayden, age 18, visual arts; Delaney Coldren, age 17, creative writing ; Ava Kabealo, age 13, dance; Eric Pickford, age 17, flute; Reed Kurtz, age 16, music composition.
Bentley Kemble, age 14, dance; The Boykin Girls, ages 11-16, vocal quartet; Sutton Meyer, age 12, visual art; Jason Gould, age 11, piano/music composition; Makayla Bishop, age 17, Creative Writing; Roman Holder, age 17, Saxophone.
Meredith Erling, age 14, dance; Caroline Cromer, age 9, theatre; Xavier Baker, age 16, double bass; School of the Arts Dance Scholars, Anna Lipkey, age 16, Jenna Riling, age 16, Brianna Cambell, age 16; Emma Joyce, age 15, violin; Eleanor Rasmussen, age 18, Oboe.
Elise Pickford, age 18, Flute; Layton Davis, age 18, visual art; Irene Liu, age 12, piano; Ella Rescigno, age 15, vocal; Catherine Akhvlediani, age 13, cello; Elise Pickford and Eric Pickford, age 17, Piano Duo.