Janet McGarity

Hometown: San Bernardino, Ca.
Major: Music Education
Class of 2012

As a music major, Janet McGarity’s forte is percussion. She performs in the Armstrong Wind Ensemble, Armstrong Percussion Ensemble and the Savannah Winds, a community winds symphony in residence at Armstrong. She also is a music camp counselor for Armstrong’s Summer Arts Camp.

Since McGarity began college she has received the J. Harry Persse music theory scholarship, the Presser undergraduate music scholarship, the Savannah Winds music scholarship and the George T. Welch scholarship — a sum total of $10,000.

In the video, she is playing “Northern Lights” by Eric Ewazen on the marimba.



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