Statesboro STEAM Academy presents: Dominique Hammons Violin Concert
The audience classify him as a musical-masterpiece, handwritten by God; and the instrument of a classic violin into his hands to render melodies of sweet music that touches the soul!
Dominique Hammons is a young, energetic, Contemporary/Jazz Violinist who is a Houston native and started playing classical violin at the age of 8. He attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston where he was a
member of his school orchestra program for four years. After high school, Dominique attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma, where he graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Performance with Jazz emphasis.
During the early part of middle and high school years, he performed for four years with the Houston Youth Symphony orchestra receiving high accolades for excellence. During that time, he also performed with other orchestra and chamber groups such as Virtuosi of Houston and TMEA Allstate orchestra. He was also chosen to study and perform with the Diaz Music Institute’s Youth Latin Jazz group, “Caliente”.
His God given talent has been recognized with many awards and among them, the Houston Symphony’s “Young Artist Competition”, where he won the opportunity to play a solo on stage with the Houston Symphony. He also competed and won medals and recognitions while participating in NAACP “Actso” competitions.
Since graduation, Dominique has gravitated teaching classical violin lessons to youth who desire to follow in his footsteps; and continues to perform in the Houston and surrounding cities as a solo artist. His popularity has risen in high demand to perform at many venues and performs various genres of music such as classical, pop, gospel, jazz, hip hop and R&B. His unique blend of music and style has granted him to perform across the nation such as Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Illinois, and Washington State.
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