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AMHS Senior Anna Clifford to Perform Classical Guitar at the All-National Honor Ensembles

Anna CliffordAcademic Magnet High School is proud to celebrate senior Anna Clifford, a classical guitarist and aspiring doctor, who qualified to participate in the National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME) All-National Honor Ensembles this January 2022. The All-National Honor Ensembles are invitation-only opportunities for exceptionally talented youth to train and play under the tutelage of prominent world-renowned musicians. 

Three of Academic Magnet’s students made the South Carolina All-State Ensemble last year; however, Clifford was the only South Carolinian to earn a spot at the national level two consecutive years in a row! 

This year’s performance, like last year’s, will be virtual. Clifford and her peers will participate in practices on Zoom rather than attending live practices in San Diego, California. Then, participating individuals will record their parts and compile those recordings thanks to generous funding from the Augustine Foundation.

Anna is a talented young guitarist who continuously works really hard to perfect her craft,” said music teacher Ian Grimshaw. “I am so proud of her accomplishments!"