Thomason performing at Temple College Sunday

Thomason Thomason Elisabeth Thomason of Rockdale will perform a senior piano recital at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 6 in the Jackson Graeter Backstage Theatre at the Temple College Performing Arts Center.

Thomason began her piano career at age 5 in Kaysville, Utah. At age 10, she moved to Rockdale where she studied with Nancy Anton for several years.

In seventh grade, she began studying with current teacher, the renowned Priscilla Heard of Belton.

Thomason has won many awards and plays in four to five competitions annually.

She has qualified for the Texas Music Teachers Association Young Artist state competition every year since seventh grade, is also a junior member of the National Federation of Music Clubs and participates in all the NFMC festivals.

Thomason competed in UIL solo and ensemble contest on french horn and piano and qualified for state both years. She also qualified for all-state band on French horn before the band program was cut at her school.

Thomason has been a frequent performer for the Matinee Musical Club and has per formed for National Music Week every year since fifth grade and plays french horn in the Communities in Concert Band and the Temple College Symphonic Band.

She recently performed for the Music Club of Temple Scholarship Competition and was awarded the Ann Chamlee Scholarship.

Thomason is a senior at Milano High School and a National Merit Commended Scholar. She plans to attend Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi and major in piano performance. Her parents are Lee and Leah Thomason of Rockdale.

This recital will kick off the events for Matinee Music Club’s National Music Week, sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs.

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