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Student pianists prepare to graduate

April 19, 2012 by Katie Martinez

Burch studentsFive pianists from The Burch School of Music are graduating high school this spring, but all can be seen in public performances over the next three months.

Sarah Young, daughter of Barry and Sue Young of Willow Park, will perform a solo piano recital at Steinway Hall in Fort Worth at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 22. Upon graduation from Aledo High School, Sarah will enter Texas Christian University as an International Business major.

Amelia Rosenberger, daughter of Brian and Kyla Rosenberger of Aledo, will perform with the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas ar 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, where she will perform both trombone and piano with the orchestra. Upon graduation from Aledo High School, Amelia will enter Oklahoma State University as a trombone performance major.

Caleb Hughes, son of Dr. Scott and Christie Hughes of Weatherford, will perform a solo piano recital at Northside Baptist Church in Weatherford at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 27. He will also be combining his recital with his graduation ceremony since he is home-schooled. Caleb will enter Abilene Christian University in the fall as a political science major with a piano minor.

All three, along with classmates Allie Butler of Saginaw and Collin Boyd of Fort Worth, will join other students from Parker County for a final performance together to perform at 7:30 p.m. on June 17 at the Hyatt Regency Airport Hotel Ballroom as part of the annual state Texas Music Teachers Convention.

They will perform the popular Malaguena on a stage with fifteen grand pianos. This will be their last chance to perform together as high school students.

Amelia, Caleb and Collin have been students at The Burch School of Music since it opened its doors in 1998. Sarah began piano as a second-grader in 2000, and Allie transferred to the BSM five years ago.

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