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Morningstar premiers at Piedmont
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“Morningstar,” a new musical by Piedmont College professor Dr. Phillip Hayner, will premier at the Swanson Center Mainstage Theater in Demorest.

The musical, which examines the role of evil in Biblical accounts of Satan, is directed by Piedmont senior Allison Criswell of Hoschton as her capstone presentation for a bachelor of arts degree musical theater.

The free performance is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday in the Swanson Center at 365 College Drive, Demorest.

Dr. Wallace Hinson will conduct the cast of 10 singers and orchestra. Singers include Chris Sudderth, Kelly Hood, Ian Vencil, John Wright, Kate Berardi, Greg Voyles, Elizabeth Parmer, Jennifer Pitt, ErikaJade Carr and Katie O’Neill. The orchestra will include Jessie Bee, flute; Mitchell Auger, saxophone; Heather Strachan, violin; Kallan Williams, guitar; Milton Clinkscales, trombone; Taylor Sexton, percussion; Phillip Hayner, keyboard I; and Joy Hayner, keyboard II.