At last, a music scene at South Kent

Cardinal Underground member Chao Huang played a tune on a keyboard during one of South Kent School’s open mic concerts. Photo by Xiang Li

KENT — When he was a student at the all-boy South Kent School more than five years ago, Marcus Cooper was disappointed with the music opportunities available. Now a college graduate, Cooper has returned to the school — as an employee.

He started as an intern in September 2010, but will be returning for the next school year as a full-time employee — and his job will be to expand the music programs offered by the school.

Cooper now teaches music appreciation and music theory, as well as lessons for individual students.

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