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Symphony’s family-oriented concert features Rowan County students

High school students to perform with the orchestra

The Salisbury Symphony annually offers qualified Rowan-Salisbury high school instrumentalists the opportunity to perform with the professional musicians on the concert stage. The following high school students have earned invitations for this performance:

Mackenzie Brenseke, ERHS
Kiersten Drye, ERHS

Madelyne Brenseke, ERHS

Alto Sax
Zach Hedrick, ERHS

Tenor Sax
Joanna Thompson, ERHS

Thomas Ferguson, ERHS

Johne Goodnight, WRHS

JJ Giddings, WRHS
Brandon Richmond, WRHS

Dylan Lord, WRHS

Cody Parsons,


Alex Powers, WRHS
Jordan Brasington, WRHS

Percussion/Alto Saxophone featured piece, Sabre Dance
Samuel Otten, Xylophone, ERHS
Rayne Harris, Xylophone, WRHS
Zach Hedrick, Alto Sax, ERHS

The Symphony’s annual family-oriented concert will again feature more than 100 members of the Rowan County 5th Grade Honors Chorus as they perform James Taylor’s “Carolina In My Mind” and “North Carolina Is My Home.”

Rowan County Elementary Schools, instructors, participating students

Bostian, Mandy Stover
Charlotte Chandler
Landon Morgan
Gracie Lambert
Braxton Rogers
Brendyn Reyes
Ava Vanover

China Grove, Beth Yelvington
Chloe Cress
Claire Harris
Liam Palmer
Lenin Romero
Abigail Smith
Caleb Stirewalt
Hope Thomas
Eliah Waynick

Enochville, Glenn Sherrill/ Lori Gelormine
Maci Amico
Macie Beaver
Adison Brown
Leisha Carter
Kinsley Hicks
Holden Propst
Javyn Puckett
Samantha Santos
Brody Thomas
Alexis Threadgill
Kaleb Underwood
Gracie Church
Karson Wallace

GQ, Eden Sloop
Alana Ackman
Jonathan Allen
Miranda Bailey
Victoria Drewery
Alexis Kyle
Addison Lambert
Jayden Meador
Evelyn Phan
Michelle Strausbaugh

Hurley, Glenn Sherrill
Nalayah Everhart
Lyliah Gibson
Makabeh Jabateh
Michelle Palmateer
Landen Ryerson
Aiyanna Sherrill
Emma Sutton
Tucker Sutton
Janiyia Williams
Cameron Young

Isenberg, Lori Gelormine
Skylar Carpenter
Allison Mendoza

Landis, Laura Messinger
Briana Bergamasco
Paige Endicott
Randy Grant
Sereniti Nelson
Areil Antonio Mejia
Genesis Salazar

Millbridge, Dawna Kluttz
Frida Bernal
Caleb Collins
Cheyanne McElligott
Chloe Morgan
Natalie Mysayakhom
Lawson Patterson
Brylan Sloop
Abigail Sotelo
LaDrick Spratt

Morgan, Eden Sloop
Kortlyn Aplin
Miranda Benton
Issac Epley
Leah Ferrell
Daleiah Waters

Mt. Ulla, Mandy Stover
Brinley Hiatt
Owen Hoffner
Phineas Mixson
Christian Villanueva

North Hills, Marcus Carpenter
Kelan Burch
Bradley Troyer

North Rowan, Marcus Carpenter
Grayson Anderson
Taylor Brown
Colby Caudle
Ty Clemons
Rithza Cruz
Brendon Ellis
Charlotte Jones
Abby Kratnyak
Payton Patterson
Braydon Sechler

Overton, Katie Zobel
Fernanda Reveles Garcia
Kamiah Stockdale

Rockwell, Jason Harwood
Amber Ball
Kalena Faavesi
Payton Garrett
Taylor Morgan
Josh Parham
Bailey Smith
Kaydence Spry
Regan Williams

Shive, Katie Zobel
Ava Basinger
Emma Bornt
Lanie Hicks
Maddison Schenk

West Rowan, Alex Day
Cannon Blevins
Isabelle Bringle
Colby Caldwell
Wyatt Doby
Nicholas Japp
Kierah Keller
Lucy Moore
Breanna Moose
Trinitee Rankin
Destiny Readling
Emory Stephens
Desha Thompson
Sean Wiley

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