The Life Of An Angel
Kylo Agustin Balan was born on October 12, 1994, to Roberto and Aileen Balan.
He attended St. Mary of the Mills School, Holly Springs High School then pursued his Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at UNC-Chapel Hill under Dr. Thomas Otten. During his school years, Kylo participated in various competitions and won both "All-District" and "All-State" awards in piano and trumpet competitions. Not until his senior year that he decided to pursue his love for music "Piano" through
the guidance of his mentor Ms. Olga - his piano teacher for a few years. She was instrumental and inspiration to why and how Kylo became such a great musician. He played music at Damascus Congregational Church and taught piano at Harmony Music Studio and have many private students at the same time. At a very young age, Kylo volunteered to play in Hospital, Nursing Homes, charity and fundraising events.
Music was Kylo's life, every beat of his heart plays a beautiful note and created a masterpiece for him to play, full of dynamics, feelings, and emotions. Through his music, he touched the hearts of many. He has a deep connection of himself and the notes upon the pages - a true musician.
Although it was a short piece (23 years) Kylo lived his life to the fullest. He left us with great and wonderful memories, full of love and happiness. Kylo came to this world as a "Blue Baby" in the hospital at Laurel MD where his mom used to work.
And at the end, even at the last hour of his life, he was still doing what he always loved to do - play music. As a true Tar Heel, he left this world at UNC Hospital and spent his last hour at the campus of UNC.
When looking up and see blue skies, imagine an angel watching over us. "Kylo is now our Angel in Heaven"