Stambaugh Youth Concert Band Spring 2023
Streaming Live April 18, 2023 at 7:30 pm
The Stambaugh Youth Concert Band will close its 2022-2023 Season with a concert featuring Senior Soloist, Anna Joy, and the presentation of the Barbara Armstrong Scholarship on Tuesday, April 18th at 7:30 PM. The concert will be presented with an in-person audience as well as live streamed. The doors for the concert will open at 6:45 PM. The concert and live stream will start at 7:30 PM.
Senior Soloist, Anna Joy will be the featured flute soloist. Anna, a senior at Columbiana High School, has been extensively involved in music. She has been taking flute and piccolo lessons from Thomas Miller for nine years. She has participated in her high school marching and concert bands. Enjoying honor bands, Anna has participated in the Columbiana County Honor Band, Youngstown State University Side by Side Honor Band, and Ohio State University Honor Band.
In addition to flute, Anna has other creative interests. She has taken piano lessons for eleven years and organ lessons for six years. Her teacher is Kathryn Miller. She participated in piano and organ competitions and honors recitals with the Ohio Federation of Music Clubs where she earned a total of nine consecutive years of Unanimous Superior Awards in piano solo and three consecutive years of Unanimous Superior Awards in organ solo. Anna has been a church organist since she was twelve years old. She has studied ballet, jazz, modern, and pointe for thirteen years and has held lead roles in her studio’s productions of “Sleeping Beauty” and “Coppélia”.
Anna is very committed to her academics. She has maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout her educational career and is a member of the National Honor Society. She won the awards of AP Scholar with Honor and Columbiana County Heads Above the Rest Scholar. She plans to study neuroscience in hopes of conducting research on inflammatory demyelination and axonal loss in multiple sclerosis lesions.
The Stambaugh Youth Concert Band is comprised of 69 of the top high school musicians from Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. The SYCB is currently under the direction of Mr. Tyler Husosky, Dr. Kate Ferguson, and Mr. Nathan Sensabaugh.