March 22, 2013 at 5:22 PM
6 young musicians selected for prestigious national orchestra
Six young musicians from Washington state have been chosen for the first National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America, a group that Carnegie Hall assembled to represent the best teenage musicians in the country.
The orchestra has a total of 120 members from 42 states, all aged 16-19. They will attend a two-week summer residency in New York state, then perform in Washington D.C., Moscow, St. Petersburg and London.
The Washington musicians are: Joseph Lorang of Seattle (violin), Marianne Martinoli of Monroe (violin), Sophia Stoyanvich of Bainbridge Island (violin), Audrey Chen of Redmond (cello), William Langlie-Miletich of Seattle (bass), and Karl Ronneburg of Sammamish (timpani and percussion).
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