Local students to perform in AMTA auditions

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The School of Performing Arts, First Baptist Church of Columbiana, announced five area students will perform in the annual Alabama Music Teachers’ Association auditions.

The auditions feature the students competing against a pre-set standard, for their age and length of study.

Each student will be required to play both major and minor scales and chords, as well as three pieces from three different periods of musical style. All must be memorized.

This year’s auditions will be held at Birmingham-Southern College on April 13.

Students who will perform are Alaina Jones of Wilsonville, Elijah Hyatt of Wilsonville, Abigail Hyatt of Wilsonville, Connar Brasher of Wilsonville and Khalia Lee of Columbiana.

All are students of Patricia Pizzitola.