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Outstanding NLHS Student Selected to Perform at Carnegie Hall
Paris, TX, February 3, 2011 – Davis White, a student at North Lamar High School, has been selected for the 2011 American High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. He will be a part of the Honors Band as a French Horn player. Participation in the Honors Orchestra, Honors Band, and Honors Choir is limited to the highest rated high school performers from across North America.
Davis auditioned this fall for the Honors Performance Series and was accepted after a review by the Selection Board committee. Acceptance to the elite group is a direct result of the talent, dedication, and achievements demonstrated in his application and audition recording. Davis will join other performers from the United States and Canada for a special performance at world-famous Carnegie Hall, a venue that marks the pinnacle of musical achievement.
Davis studies music with North Lamar High School Director Randy Jones and is a member of the marching and symphonic bands. Additionally, he is active in the high school swim team, BETA club, National Honor Society, and is an Eagle Scout as well as a licensed pilot.
Finalists will come together February 16-20 in New York City to have the opportunity to learn from Jeffery Grogan, work with other Finalists, and get a taste of New York City. The 2011 conductors are Dr. Eph Ehly, Dr. Charles Peltz and Jeffrey Grogan. The performance is available to the public and specially-invited representatives from collegiate music programs.
The Honors Performance Series was created to showcase accomplished individual high school performers by allowing them to study under master conductors and perform in the celebrated venue, Carnegie Hall. Learn more by visiting www.honorsperformance.org