Skip to main content
News

When connection to others is the Silver Lining

Cellist/singer/songwriter Sarah Clanton is a 2007 Communication Studies and Music graduate.

“With strums, bows, picks, and taps, the Nashville-based cellist/singer/songwriter Sarah Clanton delivers poignant tales of heartbreak and hope like an arrow shot to the soul,” says an article appearing in Elmore magazine, a publication for fans of more adventuresome, edgy music. A 2007 graduate who double majored in communication studies and music,  Clanton is causing a stir in her home city of Nashville by being named  an official showcase artist at the South Eastern Regional Folk Alliance, snagging a deal with Torque Entertainment, and making the Nashville Songwriters Association International Top 40 with her hit, “Tequila.” Due out next spring, Clanton’s debut EP is said to be a “new incarnation of her honey-and-thunder sound.” Hear a sample of Clanton’s music, and read more about her work, including a new song co-written by Mary Bragg, “Silver Lining,” in Elmore.

Last updated .

More in Student Experiences

Sgt. Holliday sings anthem

Technical Sgt. Stacey Holliday '04 delivers stunning performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Nationals Park ahead of the All-Star Game's Home Run Derby.

Krissy Gear ’21 represents U.S. at U20 World Championships

Gear posts a 10th place finish at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland.

Community service will help a Greer teen pay for college

Incoming freshman Abigail Smith aims to help people struggling with food insecurity. The Rotary Club rewards her work with a scholarship.

Tenors Byrd ’20 and Toverud ’19 shine at national competition

Tyrese Byrd '20 and Bergsvein Toverud '19 compete as finalists amid fierce competition at the 55th National Association of Teachers of Singing meeting held in Las Vegas.