Rising McCallie Junior Pollard Stands Out At Nationally-Recognized Music Program

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Jacks Pollard
Jacks Pollard

McCallie day student and rising junior Jacks Pollard is making his presence known at one of the nation’s most intensive summer music arts training programs, the Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Jacks, who plays the oboe, is participating in Interlochen’s World Youth Symphony Orchestra, as well as the center’s Oboe Intensive. As part of the orchestra, he had the chance to play alongside the world-renowned violinist Midori as the principal oboist for a performance of Antonín Dvorák’s Violin Concerto in A Minor. 

“Jacks is an exceptional talent,” said Michael Ake, head of McCallie’s performing arts department. “The chance to take part in Interlochen’s programs and play alongside some of the best professional musicians in the world speaks to his commitment to music, and is a feather in his cap as well as McCallie’s.”


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