By Madison Morse
Living in the Ledge Staff Reporter
Twenty-two-year music veteran Brian Roth has made his work known around the world by composing music for over 10,000 commercials and having his work appear on FOX, ABC, MTV, plus many more outlets. However, this composer is making a big change. In late 2014 Roth moved back to his roots in Michigan to settle down with his family, but this did not slow down Roth’s career. He decided to opened up The Roth Academy of Music in Grand Ledge which features nine teachers, 40 students and lessons for 14 different instruments. “We realized that as our kids are getting older we wanted them to be around family.
The HaMmy’s talent competition had its debut at Holt High School and attracted musicians of all ages, Delhi’s township supervisor said March 12. C.J. Davis hosted and kept things moving throughout the show that included around 20 different acts. His main goal was to provide entertainment and to send his audience home with something to talk about. “Our expectation was to get one done and plant the seed,” he said. “The show moved along, and we have good talent here.”
He said he would have loved to see the Margaret Livensparger Theater at Holt High School filled with 800 people, but he was realistic and knew the talent competition was still in development and wouldn’t attract a large audience for its first show.
Holt and Mason will compete for the HaMmy in the 1st Annual Holt and Mason Scholarship Talent Show, the mayor said Feb. 15, 2013. Mason Mayor Leon Clark said Holt and Mason will each hold their own talent shows and have their winners compete against each other for the HaMmy in the finals. “We want to provide as much talent as possible,” he said. “If you’re a singer, dancer, comedian or poet, you can do that.