Leah Fleming poses with the Singing Brothers of Stilwell during a recent rehearsal
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Leah Fleming poses with the Singing Brothers of Stilwell during a recent rehearsal

The Singing Brothers of Stilwell are a collection of students from the Martha E. Stilwell School of the Arts in Jonesboro.  

 

 LISTEN: The Singing Brothers of Stilwell

 

The group of black and hispanic teenageers just wrapped up a performance at the The National Association for Music Education conference in Texas.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uqRSekB02M&ab_channel=SingingBrotherso…

 

GPB's Leah Fleming traveled to a recent rehearsal to hear from young men like Cardell Smart, who talked about the importance of music in his life.

 

 

Leah also spoke with the founder of the group, Jimmy Cheek, about his vision for the program.

 

WATCH: A selection from the group's rehearsal before a recent performance

 

https://youtu.be/RWs-82NWBuQ