Seren Lyerly, a Sandhills native, began studying violin with her school orchestra at age nine and quickly showed a high degree of talent and promise. Over the following 15 years, she developed a certain passion for the instrument, placing in All-County and All-State Orchestras throughout middle and high school. In 2004 she received the Barnes-Travis Arts Scholarship from the Arts Council of Moore County. She is a member of the Moore Philharmonic Orchestra. She completed her Associates Degree in Music at Sandhills Community College in 2010 and has been accompanying Danny since then.