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Meet Sarah "Blingy" Adams!

Sarah "Blingy" Adams is a rising junior at UNC Chapel Hill. She had a passion for singing as a child and began her classical vocal training while attending Greenville, South Carolina’s Fine Arts Center in August of 2011. Her desire to develop her talent and pursue a career in music quickly grew. Ms. Adams has been honored to perform in some of the finest concert venues such as Steinway Hall in New York City. In 2012, she was selected as one of the top ten classical singers in the US to perform in Miami, Florida for a week as a part of the National YoungArts competition. After YoungArts, she was selected as the top high school soprano in the United States and was honored with a gold Presidential medal and a performance at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Ms. Adams considers these to be some of her greatest accomplishments thus far and looks forward to what the future holds.

Meet Skyler S. La Nier!

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Skyler S. La Nier from Queens, New York is a classical singer with roots in R&B. In 2010 and 2012, while in high school, Skyler performed in Carnegie Hall along with neighboring high schools in New York City. In 2010, he performed an original composition which he helped write titled "Are We Closer?" and in 2012, a solo in Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana". In 2013, Skyler was a finalist in the competition held by National YoungArts Foundation where he performed for music great Placido Domingo. Skyler has been a member of the Stagebound intensive, hosted by Karen Parks, for the last three years.