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Fifth Grader Discusses Conducting Philharmonic - Brevard, NC


March 23, 2017

Trevon Whitmire is in his element when conducting.

Last week, Brevard Elementary music teacher Sarah Moser sat down with her student, fifth grader Trevon Whitmire, to talk about his triumphant conducting debut with the Brevard Philharmonic. The occasion was the Philhar-monic's 4th Annual Virginia Ramsey Music in the Schools 5th Grade Concert on the stage of the Porter Center at Brevard College.

For the John Philip Sousa number, Whitmire came on stage, accepted the baton from the conductor, Dr. Jeremy Gibbs, and with obvious confidence, took the podium and directed the orchestra in the rousing "El Capitan."

Q: How did you feel the first d...

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