— For almost three decades, the Governor's School for the Arts has nurtured the “creative spark” of young Tennesseans with a love for music, theatre, visual arts, dance and filmmaking.
As the program kicked off its 30th anniversary this week at MTSU, the man who founded the statewide summer programs for gifted high schoolers said his goal remains the same for each participant: "aim for the top."
It's a good thing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart doesn't have an Internet connection. If he could see what happened to Time for Three violinist - Zachary De Pue this week, he might turn over in his grave. A flight attendant on his US Airways flight to Fayetteville, Arkansas, wouldn't let De Pue take the precious violin on board with him. He insisted he turn the sensitive instrument in as checked baggage. Concertmaster of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, De Pue, didn't make the flight.