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Violinist Lily West earns key leadership role with all-state musical ensemble
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Lily West practices violin in Cornelia, on Thursday, April 12, 2018. West was selected as the concertmaster for the Georgia Music Educators Association all-state orchestra. West first picked up the violin at the age of 5 and now at 17, she will be filling the role of concertmaster for the third time in four years. - photo by David Barnes
It takes time to perfect something. It also takes time to become the best at something. Lily West, 17, has done both in playing the violin, all because of the time she has committed to the instrument.