Fine Arts featured at SR concert

Snake River art teacher Tim Goodworth examines the bronze, ‘Angel of Music’ by Ben Hammond, that was on display at the Snake River Alumni Concert on Saturday evening at SRHS. Ben Hammond stands by his sculpture, ‘Angel Anchored in the Art Nouveau finally earns her wings,’ that was on display at the Snake River Alumni Concert on Saturday evening at SRHS. Siblings (from left) Tyrion Brady Evans, Nathan Evans, Breanna Brady Horan and Cooper Evans perform ‘Love Changes Everything’ by Andrew Lloyd Webber at the Snake River Alumni Concert on Saturday evening at SRHS. Sierra Ranstrom danced to ‘River Flows in You’ by Yirurma during the Snake River Alumni Concert on Saturday evening at SRHS. Trombonist Jacob Andersen entertained the audience at the Snake River Alumni Concert that took place Saturday evening at SRHS.
By: 
LESLIE MIELKE
Staff Writer

The second annual Snake River Alumni concert featured talented musicians and artists, plus a silent auction.
“This is Snake River pride at its finest,” Fine Arts board member Tiniel Williams said. “There is such a variety and wide genre presented.”
Asked how the committee brings in so much talent, she said, “We just ask them; they always say ‘yes.’”
The audience was treated to a piano duet performed by Sharee Jackson Wolfley and Michelle Day Stevenson. Vocalists Trent Clegg, Doug VanOrden, Melissa Fife, Tyrion Brady Evans, Breanna Brady Horan, Nathan Brady and Cooper Brady showcased their talents by singing opera and/or music from musicals.
Trombonist Jacob Andersen demonstrated why a trombone is such fun to hear. Dancer Sierra Ranstrom performed a hip hop dance solo and a lyrical/contemporary dance solo.
“Vocal Bliss,” Snake River’s A Capella women’s group made a guest appearance. The finale number featured piano, drums, bagpipes, an Irish Whistle and viola played by Sharee Jackson Wolfley, Kyle Jackson, Nate Jackson and Kera Butt. They performed: “Fight Song/Amazing Grace” arranged by The Piano Guys.
Artists were not forgotten.
Sculptor Ben Hammond and his artist wife, Kerri (Kauer) Hammond brought several of their art pieces to display in the high school foyer.
To read the full story, see it in the Monday, Feb. 5, edition of the Morning News.

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