Jillian Pyden, 13, of Edgartown has auditioned for and been accepted to attend Interlochen Arts Camp, a summer arts program for aspiring artists in grades 3 through 12. Jillian, the daughter of Greg and Lisa Pyden, will study and perform the trumpet in an intensive, three-week winds and percussion program at their Michigan campus, home of the World Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Jillian is a seventh grade student at Edgartown School. She has performed Taps as a trumpet soloist for the March to the Sea Memorial Day procession for the last three years in Edgartown, and has been involved in the Martha’s Vineyard School Band since fourth grade. She is also a member of the All-Island School Jazz Band.