News from GIYO

Mr. Peña took a selfie at our first socially distanced rehearsal on August 31st.

GIYO honored our seniors with a big spread in the Brunswick News 

GIYO bassist Jacob Bosarge (far left corner) recently played at St Simons Presbyterian Church for their annual Bluegrass Sunday! This year it was pre-recorded due to COVID-19 restrictions.

All-State Honor Band

Kaylin Cox (trombone), Sophie Jimmerson (horn), and Brendan Johnson (horn) for their selection to the All-State Honor Band.
Only 4 students in Glynn County were selected!

Rising Glynn Academy senior and trumpeter with the Golden Isles Youth Orchestra, Isaiah Seals closes a Marsh’s Edge outdoor Memorial Day service with “Taps.” The celebration, with face masks and strictly-observed social separation by the sixty residents who attended, was organized by Reverend Marlene Walters and Social Director Annsley Felton.  

Georgia’s Diploma Seal in Fine Arts

Those GIYO musicians who are completing the requirements for Georgia’s Diploma Seal in Fine Arts recently organized a gathering of middle and high school musicians from nine Coastal Georgia school districts for a day of strings at Georgia Southern University.  Shown above their final performance in GSU’s Carter Hall. 

Members of the Symphonette Ensemble, Stephenie Powell conducting, performed at the holiday open house of the Hollybourne Cottage on Jekyll Island.

Members of the Symphonette Ensemble, under the leadership of Stephenie Powell, performed in the lobby of the Glynn Academy Memorial Auditorium in December prior to the winter GIYO concert.

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