Talent Development Program™ Alumni

The Talent Development Program™ is proud to have served in the development of many talented young musicians over the years. Below is a list of our graduates and the institutions they attended:


Jamal Monteilh 1996 Trumpet Mannes College of Music
Romund Anderson 1997 Trumpet Baldwin Wallace College
Lorenzo Crosby 1997 Cello Indiana University
Nicole Miller 1997 Violin Georgia State University
Kamisha Boykin 1998 Violin Columbus College
Jonathan Burch 1998 Bassoon University of West Georgia
Chevis Patterson 1998 Violin Columbus College
Jessie Ahuama-Jonas 2002 Viola University of Miami
Tara Byrdsong 2002 Flute Converse College, Petrie School of Music
Gailynn Darden 2002 Clarinet Columbus State University
Leah Lackey 2002 Clarinet Morris Brown College
Robert Neal II 2002 Cello University of South Carolina
Kelli Shields 2002 Cello Jackson State University
Kymberli Shields 2002 Violin Jackson State University
Eric Thompson III 2002 Bass Curtis Institute of Music
Ismail Akbar 2003 Cello Oberlin Conservatory
Marcus Brokenborough 2003 Clarinet Georgia State University
Jewell "Tre" Fortenberry 2003 Piano (Cello) Oberlin Conservatory
Meredith Gonsahn 2003 Violin Duke University
Emery Guinn III 2003 Trumpet Clark Atlanta University
Ouicia Jolly 2003 Flute Georgia State University
Amyr Joyner 2003 Violin Peabody Institute
Stephen Lawrence 2003 Violin Loyola University
Christopher Mosley 2003 Violin Georgia State University
Elizabeth Oladele 2004 Violin University of Georgia
Brian Reese 2004 Trombone Manhattan School of Music
Jermaine Jackson 2005 Clarinet Cleveland Institute of Music
Michael Long II 2005 Viola New England Conservatory
Stanford Thompson 2005 Trumpet Curtis Institute of Music
Logan Anderson 2006 Violin Princeton University
Andrea DeMarcus 2006 Bass The Juilliard School
Karissa Fleming 2006 Violin Georgia Institute of Technology
Jarin Joyner 2006 Violin Oberlin Conservatory
Mason Morton 2006 Harp University of Michigan
Donna Thompson 2006 Marimba Manhattan School of Music
Malcolm Parson 2007 Cello Berklee School of Music
Chris Dalton 2007 Viola Berklee School of Music
Thalea Davis 2007 Bass Western Michigan University
Korey Marshall 2007 Oboe Curtis Institute of Music
Sayo Tuyo-Lawal 2007 Clarinet Morehouse College
Katie Algarra 2008 Bass Lynn Conservatory
Luis Catalan 2008 Bass Kennesaw State University
Calah Singleton 2008 Violin Yale University
Bryant Wright 2008 Viola New England Conservatory/Harvard
Khari Joyner 2009 Cello The Juilliard School
Samuel Lee 2009 Trumpet Tennessee State University
Casey Rhyne 2009 Horn Yale University
Sodienye Finebone 2010 Tuba New England Conservatory
Drew Forde 2010 Viola McDuffie Center for Strings – Mercer
Gia Garrett 2010 Violin Stanford University
Kendall Griffy 2010 Oboe University of Georgia
Xavier Foley 2011 Bass Curtis Institute of Music
Angelica Hairston 2011 Harp The Royal Conservatory of Music
Chelsea Sharpe 2011 Violin Rice University
Andrew Cleveland 2012 Cello Cleveland Institute of Music
Jordan Carter 2013 Percussion Boston University
Myrtil Mitanga 2013 Cello Northwestern University
Andrew Short 2013 Cello University of Georgia
Denielle Wilson 2013 Cello Northwestern University