Classical music was the entertainment at the Stuart Rotary’s regular meeting on Monday, June 20.
On piano and violin for the evening’s entertainment was 14-year-old Ruth Kelley of the North Carolina Triad area and Triad area daughter of Jean and Martin Kelley. She started as a freshman at North Carolina School of the Arts and plays the violin, piano, French horn and flute. She has received All State honors for two years and the also won the Indiana State Young Hoosier Competitions in fiddling and piano. Her aspiration is to be a musician. Alexandria (Ali) is the daughter of Eileen Wood-Suarez, a 15-year-old high school freshmen. She attends Penn-Griffin School of the Arts and takes all honors classes. She auditioned against other high school students from all over the world and gained a seat through Honors Performance Series to play at Carnegie Hall in February 2015. She is only one of two freshman accepted in this orchestra. Currently, she plays in three orchestras: her school orchestra, The Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the Greensboro Philharmonic under the direction of Peter Perret.