Local high school students at The New School in Fayetteville recently collaborated with a Grammy nominated educator for an online video performance.
The students are a part of Ensemble III in Austin Farnam’s music class. They performed Donny Hathaway’s This Christmas in the video with UA associate music professor, Dr. Jeffrey Murdock.
Murdock is currently nominated for the 2021 Music Educator Grammy Award and is also a conductor of the UA’s Inspirational Choral, the Men’s Chorus, and teaches other courses within the choral curriculum. -Fayetteville Flyer
Musicians featured include Lisette B. on Baritone Saxophone, Payton C. on Tenor Saxophone, Henry D. on Keyboard, Farnam on Drums and Guitar, Ella K. on Bass, David W. on Trumpet, with Murdock on vocals.