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2023 Fall Orchestra Concert

The Fall Orchestra Concert took place on Thursday, October 26, in Loyola Academy's Leemputte Family Theater and featured the combined orchestra performing music from Mozart, Michael Jackson, and Alan Menken.
The concert included:

Combined Orchestras
"A Whole New World" by Alan Menken, arr. by Calvin Custer
Pianist: Alice Mihailov
"Aria 'Lascia la spina, cogli la rosa' from The Triumph of Truth and Time" by G.F. Handel, arr. by Roe Goodman/Rustandi
Pianist: Francis Tamayo
"Symphony nr. 25, mvt. 1, Allegro" by W.A. Mozart, arr. by P Rustandi
Pianist: David Goetz

Honors Orchestra
"Violin Concerto in A minor, MWV 104, I. Allegrot" by J.S. Bach
Solo violin: Bella Licudine
Pianist: Daniel Blanchard
"Holberg Suite, mvt. 1, Preludium" by Edvard Greig arr. by P. Rustandi
Pianist: Yianna Drossos 
"L'Arlesienne Suite #2, Farandole" by G. Bizet, arr. by Merle J. Isaac
Pianist: Francis Tamayo
"Thriller" by R. Temperton/Jackson arr. by Soon Hee Newbold
Drums: Bill Brandtrader '88
Narrator: Jesse Borower
Featuring: Thriller dance troupe

Congratulations to the following performers on a wonderful performance!

Combined Orchestras
Violin 1
*Sofia Chen, Concertmaster
*Bella Licudine, Ass. Concertmaster
*Bria Licudine
*Merianne Garcia 
Jack Ehlert
Analia Romero-Lorenzo 
Kasani Guerra

Violin 2
*Francesca Wildi, principal violin 2
*Emma Hernandez
*James Brumwell 
Grace Martin 
Emelia D’Anniballe

Violin 3
Claire Montalvan, principal violin 3
Lena Barhoumeh
Joshua Mannancheril 
Ruth Duressa
Tran Pham

*Leo Salach, principal viola 
Graham Mertzlufft
Alex Baykov 
Lieselle Curry

*Sam Cho, principal cello
*Audrey Johnston 
Jonathan Hardin

*Louie Glunz, principal bass 
Andrew Belmonte-Russo 
Billy Cadigan
Bass Guitar
Zach Roth

*Daniel Blanchard
*Francis Tamayo
*Jack McBrearty
*Yianna Drossos 
David Goetz 
Alice Mihailov

Drums ("Thriller")
Bill Brandstrader '88

Narrator ("Thriller")
Jesse Borower

Dance Troupe ("Thriller")
*Sofia Chen 
Claire Montalvan 
Ruth Duressa 
Tran Pham
Lieselle Curry 
Alice Mihailov
Emelia D’Anniballe

* Denotes Honors Orchestra students

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