Bradley Odom, Taylor Owen, and Erica Shannon to be in the spotlight on Thursday

 Lincoln music students Bradley Odom, Taylor Owen, and Erica Shannon have been selected through a rigorous audition process to perform in the Kern County Honor Music Festival Thursday, February 25, 2010, at 7:00 p.m.  in the Rabobank Auditorium in Bakersfield.  Odom, and eighth grader, will be playing the baritone in the Honor Band while Owen, a seventh grader, and Shannon, an eighth grader, will be singing in the Honor Choir.  The students will join approximately 400 other junior high/middle school musicians from throughout Kern County. 


These students also participate in other activities.  Brad Odom is a member of the award winning Taft Drumline.  Taylor Owen has appeared in local musicals and is now preparing for the local production of “Annie”.  Erica Shannon participated in last year’s “Taft has Talent”.


The Honor Band will be conducted by Mr. Scott Smith, director of bands at Garces High School, and the Honor Choir will be conducted by Ms. Heather Bishop from the Clovis Unified School District. Both are highly respected music educators in California and have conducted honor groups throughout the western United States.


The Honor Music Festival is free of charge and open to the public.