Charlotte Concerts is a non-profit organization focused on furthering the music education of students in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and ensuring that music is accessible to all. Through a network of opportunities, Charlotte Concerts is able to extend a variety of music education initiatives to students; from complimentary student tickets to view internationally acclaimed artists in concert, to providing the instruments which can allow students an opportunity to experience music on a personal level.

For more information about Charlotte Concerts, visit: https://charlotteconcerts.org

NWSA Orchestra and conductor Erica Hefner

Community House Middle School Symphony Orchestra

First African American, one-woman syndicated radio host in the Southeast region for major broadcast networks. Over the past 23 years my passion and perseverance has lead me to reach and relate to demographics spanning, Sports stations, Country, Hip-hop, R & B, Gospel, Adult Contemporary & Top 40 radio stations. I have a unique way of setting the tone, and people feel comfortable telling their story,