Whether it's dancers, musicians or actors, these young up-and-coming artists in the Baltimore region are eager to make their mark in the world. Here's a look at five local talented young performers rising to the top.
Mateen Milan, musician
When the instructors at Peabody's Tuned In program asked students if they were interested in taking up a second instrument, Mateen Milan, who played clarinet at the time, looked down the list and picked out something he hadn't seen before just to try it.
"I saw something called a bassoon on the list and I said 'oh that looks cool,' and I asked to try it out," said Milan, 17, who was born and raised in...