Former student donates violins to Beach HS

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Beach High School music department received a big boost from one generous alumni.

Alonzo Baker, from the class of 1950, donated ten brand-new violins to his alma mater. He and his associates hope the donations will help jump start the first orchestra band in beach high school history.

"For someone to just think enough of our school and donate 10 brand-new violins. It really says a lot about that person. [We're] very thankful," said Derrick Snead, director of bands at Beach High School.

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