Performing in college: A panel discussion on studying performing arts

Siler City, NC – Jordan-Matthews high school will host a panel discussion on studying performing arts in college on Tuesday, September 20. The event is scheduled to take place from 6:30 pm to 8 pm in the Jordan-Matthews Media Center at 910 East Cardinal Street, Siler City, NC, 27344.

photo by Rob Laughter

Thinking about studying performing arts in college? Get essential insight into the audition and application process, academic degrees, college programs and much more — all directly from instructors representing vocal music, instrumental music, entertainment technology and theater at area colleges and universities.

This free panel discussion provides insider tips for applying to study at the college level and insight on what to expect when you arrive on campus. Also, refreshments and a reception where you can meet our expert guests and ask even more. This is all about your success!

The five-member panel is moderated by JMArts President Rose Pate (click links for bios).

Mark Dillon, Ph.D.
Music Technology Instructor, Guilford Technical Community College
Songwriting Instructor, UNC Greensboro
Instrumentalist and Vocalist, The Zinc Kings
Former Music Teacher, Jordan-Matthews High School

Tyson Hankins, M.M.
University Accompanist
Instructor in Vocal Music and Performance for Musical Theatre
Elon University

Daniel M. Huff, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus
Former Glee Club Conductor and UNC Music Camp Director
Department of Music and School of Education
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

David Navalinsky, MFA
Professor, Director of Undergraduate Production
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Dramatic Art
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Aaron Partin
JMArts Scholar and JM’s 2019 Outstanding Graduate in Band
Senior Studying Music Education
Greensboro College

Registration is free and open to all Chatham County Schools students, but limited to keep the session interactive. The panel discussion, refreshments and reception are offered by JMArts.

🎟 REGISTRATION for “Performing in College”
📖 PROGRAM for “Performing in College”