Artist Spotlight: Erika Bynum

talenttcc-artistspotlight-williams3Erika Bynum is a second-year student from Tallahassee. She is in the TCC2FSU program. Erika sings and writes music.
erikabynumWhat are your career goals?
I want to pursue a singing career and join a band as front-man and lyricist.
How long have you been performing at Talent@TCC (formerly Open Mic)?
I’ve been singing at Talent@TCC since November of my freshman year.
What are your hobbies?
I like to sing, write songs, hang out with my friends, and see live shows such as musicals, plays, and concerts.

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Artist Spotlight: Cibyl Lane

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lane2Cibyl Lane is working toward an Associate of Science degree in graphic design and web design. She will graduate in Spring 2017. It will be the second degree she has earned from TCC. She graduated from TCC with an Associate of Arts degree in 1997. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from FSU in 2000.

Cibyl produced the design that is printed on this year’s Talent@TCC shirts.

“My inspiration for the T-shirt design was to encompass all areas of art and literature in a gender neutral design. To promote the event by using images to represent the art and literature world,” Cibyl said. “The background creates a canvas of color, inspiration, & creativity for all arts that are not so black and white. The microphone is the focal point for this occasion. It implies the ability to speak out, to be heard. The piano represents the infinite sound of music. The mask of comedy & tragedy is a well know icon for the combination of art and literature and the life it brings to the world.”

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Artist Spotlight: Mike Destin

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me1Mike Destin is in his third semester at TCC. He is on “track” to earn his bachelor’s degree in Theatre. Mike’s from a small, but beautiful island in the Caribbean called St. Maarten.

Mike plays guitar and piano and writes original music. His two latest creations were “inspired by my recent relationship and (were) written with the heart and not a pen.” The first song is titled, “I Needed Someone” and the second is called, “When I’m Gone.”

Reason he chose TCC: “Because it is the number 1 college that transfers to Florida State University, where I will continue track and field.”

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