Music Education Major Tragically Passes Away

May 10, 2018


  • Elmore was a rising junior studying music education from Orangeburg, South Carolina.
  • She passed away on May 9 from an unknown medical condition. 

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA—A Winthrop University student known for her beautiful voice has tragically passed away.

Jasmine Elmore, a music education major from Orangeburg, South Carolina, died May 9 from an unknown medical condition. She was 20 years old.

“Her faculty members told me she had a wonderful voice, silenced now way too early,” Vice President for Student Life Frank Ardaiolo wrote in a campus-wide e-mail. “We will all miss her. Our thoughts are with her family, friends and faculty.”

The Home Going Celebration for Elmore is planned for Wednesday, May 16, at 3 p.m. at Cornerstone Church, 1481 Chestnut Street, Orangeburg, S.C. 

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