Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Upswing played in Lewisville last Friday night.-Photo by Vicki Sims

Susie Hayes played in a recital last Sunday April 29, 2007

(To be able to read the program---double click on it.)

Bob and Hallie Austin enjoyed a visit from Artyom Zozulinsky.

Artyom Zozulinsky was a foreign exchange student and lived with Bob and Hallie Austin in 1999. Artyom was 15 years old and attended Marcus High School in Flower Mound. He was on the Marcus Debate team and was the Piano Accomopanist for the Marcus High School choir and carried a 4.00 grade point average studing in his 2nd language. He has served as a translator for American music groups that have given master classes in his country and continues to play the piano regularly. He is a native of Osh, Kyrgyz Republic, the 2nd largest city in the country. the city recently celebrated it's 3,000th was on the "silk road" to China.

Artyom is the United states BISNIS Trade Representative of the Dept. of Commerce to the Kyrgyz Republic. He lives in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, the capital city and has his office in the United States Embassy. He is an honor graduate from the American University of Central Asia and is 23 years old.

We all enjoyed meeting this nice young man and hope that he enjoyed seeing Bob and Hallie. I am sure that he enjoyed our concert in Duncanville too!!!!