ACADEMY ORCHESTRA FALL SEMESTER CONCERTS
The Academy is pictured here on November 20, 2016 at Gary United Methodist Church, where we are Ensemble-in-Residence.
The string chamber orchestra comprises advanced high school students who play to a very high standard under the direction of conductor Drostan Hall.
Svendsen Romance for Violin & Orchestra
Amelia Piscitelli violin
Watch brilliant videos of Amelia here.
St Paul’s Suite Holst
Variations on Thaxted by Blumhofer
Rutter Suite for Strings
Video of Amelia Piscitelli performing Svendsen’s Romance in her professional debut with Camerata Chicago in October 2016.
Academy Orchestra Members Photoset
From left to right: Joe Brackmann (cello), Ellen Maloney (violin), Lily Smith (viola) Joe Williamson (violin), Ashwin Moses(violin), Madeline Abel (violin), Luca Warren (cello), Cameron Fuller (double bass) Amelia Piscitelli (violin), Joshua Leak (principal cello), Allison Chang (principal viola), Kevin Shi (violin).
WFMT INTRODUCTIONS BROADCAST
Our December 10 Academy Orchestra broadcast on WFMT Introductions was wonderful to hear. Click here for the podcast.