Author Archives: Live on Lincoln

  • Performer: Mark Rapp- Cola Jazz Foundation

    Mark Rapp Mark is the founder of, a non-profit jazz organization who supports jazz in the Midlands through events, education, recordings, and advocacy. The ColaJazz Foundation is the recipient of the 2021 Governor’s Award, our state’s highest award given to an individual or organization for the service in the arts. He released 8 diverse …

  • Performer: Regina Skeeters

    Regina SkeetersRegina Skeeters is a Grammy and Stellar Award nominee. She is a singer songwriter, actress, educator, worship leader, motivational speaker and author. Regina is the daughter of Eugene and Jean Skeeters. She is a member of the All Nations Church in Columbia, SC under Bishop Nate’ M. Jefferson and Evangelist Tarsha Jefferson. Ms. Skeeters [...] More
  • Performers: Caroline Quinn, Lee Saxton- Town Theatre

    Caroline Quinn Caroline Quinn is a quite the seasoned performer with credits ranging from Sam in The Mad Ones at Samford University and Fantine in Les Misérables. She also performed in Switzerland as vocalist for the US Embassy’s Independence Celebration. Regional mainstage credits include July in Annie, Young Louise in Gypsy, and ensemble in the world premier of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz – …

  • Performers: Diamond Tyler (singer), Sharon Rattray (pianist) – Palmetto Opera

    Diamond Tyler, Soprano Diamond Tyler, Soprano, is currently a Chorus Teacher at Calhoun County High School, St. Matthews, SC, teaching grades ninth through twelfth. Ms. Tyler attended the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC where she obtained a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance with emphasis in Classical Voice in 2019. Her studies at UofSC led to …

  • Performers: Catherine Hunsinger, Kari Lebby, Seth Brock – Workshop Theatre

    Bakari (Kari) Lebby Bakari (Kari) Lebby (Bass guitar/Vocals) is a process-based multidisciplinary director and performer, focusing on collaborative design and aesthetic unity and dramaturgical character study, with a penchant for subverting form and expectations to provoke American audiences to engage in actionable discourse. Kari retains a MFA in Directing from The New School (2022) and …

  • Performers: Ashley Horvat, Damir Horvat, Sarah Steeves, Dusan Vukajlovic- SC Philharmonic

    Ashley Horvat A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Ashley Horvat began studying violin  at age three. Mrs. Horvat holds a Masters degree in Violin Performance from the  University of Akron, a Bachelors degree in violin performance from the North  Carolina School of the Arts, and a high school diploma with a focus on violin per …

  • Performers: Principal Claire Rapp, Soloist Joshua Van Dyke – Columbia City Ballet

    Principal Claire Rapp Columbia native Claire Rapp grew up studying dance at the Columbia Conservatory of Dance under the instruction of William Starrett and Mariclare Miranda. She was a member of Columbia City Ballet II for several years before joining Columbia City Ballet in 2011.  During her training, Claire competed in numerous competitions, including Youth …

  • Performers:Bonnie Boiter-Jolley, Nicolas WhitePerformers

    Bonnie Boiter-Jolley Bio Bonnie Boiter-Jolley is a graduate of the UNCSA High School Ballet program, having competed at the Youth America Grande Prix and studied at the American Ballet Theatre, Kirov Academy of Ballet, Boston Ballet, Alonzo King Lines Ballet and the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. She is also a Magna Cum Laude Graduate of …

  • Performers: Brittany Hammock & Jonathan Monk – Trustus Theatre

    BRITTANY HAMMOCK was most recently seen as Beth in Hurricane Diane. Last season, she portrayed Casey in First Date and Woman 2 in I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.  Before “The Great Quar”, she had the pleasure of playing Stella Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire.  Later that year, she was featured in Trustus’ …