Three Bay Minette students selected for Mobile Symphony


BAY MINETTE, Alabama — There will be three Baldwin County High School Tiger Band members performing with the Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra this season.

Sarah Haskew was selected as principal (first chair) for flute for the second year in a row and Noah Beaver will be co-principal on trumpet.

They will be joined by Bay Minette Middle School eighth grader Kaiden Smith on French horn. Smith also marches with the BCHS Tiger Band.

The Mobile Symphony Youth Orchestra is the premier training orchestra for young, accomplished musicians along the Gulf Coast of Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi.

The orchestra performs up to seven concerts each year and regularly features world-renowned guest artists such as Midori (violin), Pablo Sáinz Villegas (guitar), Yuri Rozum (piano), and Chee-Yun (violin).

The MSYO is the flagship ensemble of the Mobile Symphony’s education programs, which have been the recipient of the Midori Orchestra Residencies program and the Bank of America Award for Excellence in Orchestra Education.