Pianists perform well at USC School of Music
by Robert Joseph Baker | March 30, 2015 9:22 pm
Last Updated: March 30, 2015 at 7:28 pm
Sumter pianists Joseph Carlisle, Hanna Gathers, Sarah Jekel, John Eagle Miles Jr., Leann Pomichalek and Sarah Weaver scored top honors as winners of the One Plus (Superior Plus) rating in the S.C. Piano Association auditions held March 13 at the University of South Carolina School of Music.
The students performed Saturday in the State Honors Piano Recital in the USC School of Music Recital Hall in Columbia.
Carlisle received superior ratings and a gold medal for his piano performance March 12 in the South Carolina Independent School Association auditions held at the School of Music. He was also awarded an honorable mention in the Junior Division at the S.C. Piano Association auditions. He is the son of the Rev. and Mrs. Kirk Carlisle of Pinewood, formerly of Alcolu.