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Ryan Clever Plays Alto Sax at World Premiere

Sophomore Ryan Clever, as principal alto saxophone of the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony, performed in the "World Premiere" of Ascent by composer Jake Runestad at the Lassiter Concert Hall in Marietta on December 2. 
In addition to the world premiere, the AYWS also performed two other works by Runestad, the wind band classic American Overture for Band by Joseph Willcox Jenkins, and American Symphony by Adam Schoenberg.  We are proud of Ryan for representing Pinecrest among Atlanta's finest young musicians.
Pinecrest Academy is a private PreK3-12 Catholic school located in Cumming, South Forsyth, just minutes from Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton and Suwanee. We serve families of all faiths seeking a Christian education for their children. To learn more about our unique educational philosophy, visit our Welcome page.
SEMPER ALTIUS = ALWAYS HIGHER

The mission of Pinecrest Academy is reflected in the word Integer, which is Latin for “whole,” or “entire,” and reflects our goal of forming the whole child as an authentic “Person in Christ.” The school motto Semper Altius, means “Always Higher,” and challenges our students, parents, staff and faculty to strive for excellence in all areas of Integral Formation® - intellectual, spiritual, human and apostolic.