Strings students play for moms on downtown stage

Published 3:00 pm Monday, May 15, 2023

Seven local music students played a Mother’s Day Spring Violin/Fiddle Recital Saturday in Railroad Park.

Taught and led by instructor and artist Rona Barrett, the students in grades Pre-K4 through 9 demonstrated their talents and skill improvements on the Railroad Park Stage.

“What a fun day. I am so proud of you all,” Barrett said. “Thank you to the parents and families for the honor and pleasure of allowing me to work with your sweet children. Got some mighty talented kiddos.”

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Participating students were: Ariya Deal-Johnson, Pre-K4, Faith Presbyterian Kindergarten, Brookhaven; Cole Russell, Pre-K4, homeschool, Enterprise; Charlotte Grace Hay, age 8, third grade, Brookhaven Academy; Lance Michael Senner II, age 11, fifth grade, Bogue Chitto Attendance Center; Aniston Brown, age 11, fifth grade, By Faith Academy, Brookhaven; Jenna Grace Holland, age 14, eighth grade, Adams County Christian School, Natchez; and Kayla Sullivan, age 14, ninth grade, Wesson Attendance Center.