Tyler Magnin, son of Janice and Eric Magnin and Brian Stuligross, son of Dennis and Lauren Stuligross will perform onstage at the HHSO concert, The Jazz Age on Sunday, January 19. Tyler has been studying piano since he was 8 years old under the direction of Marilyn Esign. Tyler was accepted for early admission and is currently enrolled as a sophomore at the South Carolina Governors School for the Arts and Humanities. He is currently a student of Dr. Stephen Taylor. In his spare time Tyler enjoys playing guitar, cello and recording music with his friends. He is the second oldest of 5 children and has been a Hilton Head resident for 16 years.

Brian Stuligross is a senior at Hilton Head Island High School. He has studied violin for nine years, first with Dorothy Mauney and currently with Lizhou Liu. In the summer of 2013, Brian attended Wintergreen Summer Music Festival in Virginia, where he studied and performed Shostakovich and Brahms string quartets. He currently teaches violin to students ages 6-10 at the Boys and Girls Club. Besides violin, Brian enjoys playing guitar, bass guitar, and singing in multiple school-related and extracurricular ensembles. In the future, Brian hopes to major in violin performance at college. Brian’s mother, Lauren Stuligross plays as Principal Oboe with the HHSO.

The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra is proud to host these students as part of our Young Artists Program. “We hope these performance opportunities bring encouragement and assistance to young musicians at a critical time in their development”, said Mary Briggs, President and CEO.

Concerts are held at the First Presbyterian Church, 540 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. Concert Tickets are $25, $40, and $50. Student tickets are $10 and are available the afternoon of the performance. Go online at www.hhso.org or call 843-842-2055.