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Miller South piano students show off skills

1/23/2014 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Photos courtesy of Gwen Hayes
AKRON — The Miller South School for the Visual and Performing Arts Piano Department was busy in December hosting a winter piano recital and a performance at Akron Children’s Hospital.

According to Gwen Hayes, of the Miller South Piano Department, the winter piano recital at the school Dec. 5 was the first recital in 21 years that featured the eighth-grade students and all 51 piano students in the program.

Shown above, from left, is Hayes with eighth-graders Nick Raymond, McKae Matthews, Paige Mackey, Sofia Catalano, Lexy Kasapis and Erik Rech.

The Piano Department also sponsored a toy collection for Akron Children’s Hospital and delivered 82 toys to the hospital and also performed in the atrium of the hospital Dec. 13, according to Hayes.

Shown at right performing at the hospital is Naomi Johnson.

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