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“Seeing black, feeling color: Music education student overcomes disability to express art”

By Abby Franklin Tucked in the stage right corner of Elon University’s Yeager Recital Hall, an accompanist sits at his keyboard. As the movement on stage shifts and performers enter and exit, the booming notes from the keyboard continue. The accompanist’s rapidly moving hands on the keyboard spark curiosity about the source of the prominent piano line. But curiosity may linger for those that notice he is not using sheet music. The pianist is Shane Dittmar, a freshman music education major, accompanying the Department of Performing Arts’ production “It Gets… Read more “Seeing black, feeling color: Music education student overcomes disability to express art”