Collection of Academy Videos
For further information on these, see posts below.
Amelia Piscitelli, Associate Concert Master, Academy
with Camerata Chicago
Amelia Piscitelli is associate concert master of the Camerata Chicago Academy Orchestra (playing first violin) and made her professional debut with Camerata Chicago in our October 2016 Sweetest Day Series.
The following video is Amelia’s debut with Camerata Chicago as part of the Sweetest Day Series:
She performed an entire recital of virtuoso classics on 98.7WFMT Introductions (podcast available) on December 3, 2016. She was accompanied by Cindy Trowbridge and performed:
Violin Sonata No. 4 in D Major, HWV371, George Frideric Handel
– Movement 1 – Affettuoso
– Movement 2 – Allegro
Romanze Op. 26, Johan Svendsen
Praeludium and Allegro “in the Style of Pugnani”, Fritz Kreisler
Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Fritz Kreisler
Melodie, Christoph Willibald Gluck
Scherzo tarantelle, Op.16, Henri Wieniawski
Amelia has been smiling to classical music since infancy and formally began playing violin at the age of four. From 2009-2014, she studied violin with Debbie Edwards, then in late Summer 2014, she began studying with Drostan Hall, her current teacher. As a sophomore at Hammond Baptist High School, she greatly enjoys playing violin, teaching violin, and playing specials with her violin students at church. She relishes the chamber music opportunities afforded her at Sforzando String Camp for the last 7 summers and has been privileged to be a member of the Camerata Chicago Academy Orchestra since 2015.
|The Camerata Chicago Academy Orchestra performing
the first movement of the Bach A Minor Violin Concerto with Ellen Maloney, violin.
The performance took place at Gary Methodist Church on November 30, 2014.
Video credit – thanks to Terry Liu.
An excellent performance of the Telemann Viola Concerto performed by Max Lowery on viola with the Camerata Chicago Academy Orchestra. Max is the Academy Orchestra’s Principal Viola. The Video is 14 Minutes long.
Come to the Academy Orchestra’s Spring concert on Saturday May 9, 2015 at 7:30pm
Max Lowery, viola
The Academy also has a quartet, known as the Academy Quattro.
Here is a video of its performance of Handel on April 25, 2015:
Ellen Maloney (First Violin)
Kaylin Liu (Second Violin)
Kendra Standish (Cello)
Ellin Liu (Harpsichord).
The Quattro also performed at our Spring concert on Saturday May 9, 2015.