Clip Contest Winners: 2013: December: 2013_12_02_02

Second Place | General  NewsJohn D. Simmons, The Charlotte ObserverThe young pianist's expression wonderfully contrasts with the rest of his stone-face band mates. Albeit, the photograph was hard to read without further following up on the caption. At first glance, the young pianist seems reluctant, but that's quite the opposite. If I may suggest to the photographer, the photograph would be much better if they had cropped in from the left and bottom. That drum set is a bit distracting to the eyes. 12-year-old Will Thames can barely contain his happiness upon finishing a song with his jazz bandmates as they performed  at the Ascension Lutheran church soup kitchen Tuesday. The Music 4 Life school jazz band played for folks in need of a meal at the Ascension Lutheran Church soup kitchen on News Years Eve (day) Tuesday December 31, 2013. Besides jazz the school is focused on community outreach so that the students would play for the various people that come to share a meal.

Second Place | General News 

John D. Simmons, The Charlotte Observer 

The young pianist's expression wonderfully contrasts with the rest of his stone-face band mates. Albeit, the photograph was hard to read without further following up on the caption. At first glance, the young pianist seems reluctant, but that's quite the opposite. If I may suggest to the photographer, the photograph would be much better if they had cropped in from the left and bottom. That drum set is a bit distracting to the eyes.  

12-year-old Will Thames can barely contain his happiness upon finishing a song with his jazz bandmates as they performed at the Ascension Lutheran church soup kitchen Tuesday. The Music 4 Life school jazz band played for folks in need of a meal at the Ascension Lutheran Church soup kitchen on News Years Eve (day) Tuesday December 31, 2013. Besides jazz the school is focused on community outreach so that the students would play for the various people that come to share a meal.