The Kershaw County Music Association (KCMA,) an affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will present its annual Spring Instrumental Showcase on Thursday, April 14 at 7 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
This year, multiple groups from around the county will be taking part in this annual event. Scheduled to appear are the 2016 KCMA Senior Scholarship winner, Kirkland Moranos (flute)and KCMA Junior Scholarship winner, Juliana Altieri (piano.) Several piano students of Becky Tafel including Joanne Ni, Emma Byrd, Sarah Swan, Isabel Tarte, Jimmie Moran, and Elizabeth Sanders will perform, as well as Lydia and Sarah Gustafson, piano students of Shana Herndon. Local pianist Bo Dickinson will participate as will one of his students, Iris Kaputa. The evening will also include violin performances by two of Patty Tolbert’s students; students of Glenn Price, band director at Lugoff-Elgin High School, and a performance from former Brevard Music Scholarship winner Robert Slade and students from Camden Military Academy.
The KCMA, one of the founding organizations of the FAC was formed to encourage, support and promote young musicians and to foster knowledge and appreciation of quality music in Kershaw County. The KCMA also provides other opportunities for students and adults to perform; assists with the FAC’s School Arts Performance Series, the FAC Chamber Music concerts and the Chamber Choir of Kershaw County concerts. They also manage the KCMA Scholarship Competition and Concert held each spring.
For more information, please call the FAC Box Office at 425-7676 or visit the FAC website at www.fineartscenter.org. The FAC is located at 810 Lyttleton Street in Camden. Office hours are Monday through Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.