October 14th , 2013 10:07 am Leave a comment

Singing comes naturally to cousins

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Photo by Danny DavisSydney and Zoe Grindstaff are shown with their voice teacher, Ivy Blair.

Photo by Danny Davis
Sydney and Zoe Grindstaff are shown with their voice teacher, Ivy Blair.

An old proverb says “Those who wish to sing always find a song.”

Cousins Zoe Grindstaff and Sydney Jenkins always have a song to sing, whether it be at church, at school, or just around the house when they are doing chores or studying.

“It just comes naturally,” said Sydney, a fifth-grader at Harold McCormick School, who recalls making her mother laugh when as a little girl she sang. “I can’t ever remember when I didn’t like to sing,” she said.

Both she and Zoe are serious about their singing — serious enough to perfect it through voice lessons with Ivy Blair of the Blair Academy for the Arts.
Zoe, a sixth-grader at T.A. Dugger Junior High School, sings often in church. Both also take piano lessons from Blair.

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