Rebecca Evans
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Rebecca Evans is a fourth year vocal performance major at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. While at Peabody, Rebecca performed as Lena in Ana Sokolovic's contemporary Serbian opera Svadba, and Diane in Marilyn's Room. She was  seen as country singer Mary Jo Kincaid in A Piece of My Heart with the Johns Hopkins University Barnstormers. Outside of Peabody, Rebecca has performed the role of Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro with Bel Cantanti Summer Opera Festival in DC.

Sterling Elliott
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Sterling Elliott is 13 years old and began his cello studies at the age of three under the direction of Suzuki cello teacher Susan Hines. He was accepted into the Peninsula Youth Orchestra (PYO) at the age of six. He served as principal cellist for the PYO Sinfonia when he was seven and at eight was accepted into the advanced orchestra, the Peninsula Youth Orchestra. At the age of ten, Sterling became principal cellist of the PYO. He is honored to play on a cello loaned to him by the Carlson Cello Foundation.

Erin Morrow
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Erin is a junior at Bruton High School in Williamsburg, VA.  She studies with Mrs. Margaret Carlson and Dr. Tabatha Easley and plays with Flute Frenzy and the Williamsburg Youth Orchestra. She was recently selected to play with the Honors Band for the 2013 American High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall.  She was also selected for the High School Regional Orchestra and All District Symphonic Band.  She attended Interlochen Music Camp this past summer.

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