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HHS student to perform as part of Young People's Concert

Mar. 03, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- A Huntington High School student will perform as part of the Woman's Club of Huntington's 52nd Young People's Concert, which is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.

Christianna Dixon, who plays piano, will perform for fifth-grade students from Cabell and Wayne counties, plus private and homeschool, are invited to attend.Dixon will also perform the final movement of the Mozart Piano Concerto in B Flat Major, K. 595 with the Marshall University Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Smith Recital Hall on Marshall's Huntington campus.

Dixon, 16, began taking piano lessons from the age of six with Lisa Caviani and learned to play viola at the age of 10 and later joined her church choir. Her current piano teacher is Mila Markun and her viola teacher is Dr. Reed Smith.

She participates in All-State and All-County Orchestras, Marshall University Orchestra, Tri-State-Youth Orchestra, and the West Virginia Music Teachers Association piano programs and recitals. Her interests include history, Jane Austen novels, "I Love Lucy," Greek dancing and photography. She plans to major in music in college.