Turner Nathaniel Jones of Orangeburg, a senior vocal student at the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, will perform a senior voice recital at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at First Baptist Church in Orangeburg.
Recital admission is free and open to the public.
Turner has attended the Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities since August 2017, and he will graduate in May. Turner will attend Wake Forest University in the fall. He is a member of the Cantus Chamber Choir at the Governor’s School, where he serves as a section leader and is a member of the Governor’s School Choir. He is president of the Opera Club at the Governor’s School.
Turner has attended YAVE intensive opera workshop at Furman University for two years, and he was chosen for the student intensive summer vocal program at Brevard Music Center in 2018, receiving the highest merit scholarship the music center awards.
He began studying classical voice with Deborah Saverance at the age of 13. He has taken piano lessons from Patty Clements and the late Kay Crawford. Turner was previously a member of the S.C. Independent School Association Honors Chorus.
He is the son of Anne Guè Jones and the late Carl A. Jones, and he is the grandson of Bert and Jeanne Gue and the late Howard and Dorothy Jones.