Carthage Music Club members were entertained by Emily Roberson and students from the Rowe Performing Arts Company during the April meeting at the new Frances Ross Band Hall on the Panola College campus.
The opening number was performed by Korbynn Ayress, followed by Emma Wells dancing to “Trust in You”. The finale was Brooklyn Ryder performing a routine for “Sadie Hawkins Dance”.
Roberson, a graduate of Carthage High School, shared her personal journey into dance from an early age. She is passionate about inspiring her students to reach their potential.
Music Club President Dwaine Hubbard welcomed members and guests and offered tours of the new music building. He read the humorous lyrics to “The Old Man in the Wood” which was the song of the month.
An update and review of the recent concert featuring the Longview Chamber Singers was discussed. The event was considered a success.
Members were encouraged to attend the District III meeting on April 23 in Marshall.
Dr. Carolyn Copeland, Chair of the National Music Week Committee, encouraged participation during the week of May 1-8 in the community. The theme is “Music is a source of inspiration”.
Upcoming musical events include the Panola College Student Recital in Murphy Payne Hall; Concert by the PC Choir at the QM Martin Auditorium on April 19 at 7 p.m.; Jazz on the Quad, featuring the jazz band and Pipers on April 26 at 6 p.m.; and Panola Band Concert on May 1.
The meeting hosts were Dwaine Hubbard and Sandra Bauer. Other members present were Sarah Baker, Carolyn Copeland, Becky Gullette, Elinor Humphries, Annissa Jackson, Nancy Langford, Mary Ann Mayfield and Marcia McKillop.