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Loyola Academy's Orchestra Welcomes Spring with Beautiful Concert

Loyola Academy's Spring Orchestra Concert took place on Wednesday, May 7. It featured out symphony orchestra, beginning guitar, guitar ensemble, and combined orchestras playing music by Ben E. King, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Harold Arlen.
The program for the concert was as follows:

Beginning Guitar
"Stand by Me" by Ben E. King
Billy Cadigan '12 & Andrew Belmonte-Russo '24, bass

"Every Breath You Take" by The Police, arr. W. Schmidt/Rustandi
Bella Licudine '24, violin
Francesca Wildi '25, violin
Leo Salach '26, viola
Sam Cho '24, cello
Louie Gluntz '27, bass
Bill Brandstrader '88, drums

Combined Orchestras
"Over the Rainbow" by Harold Arlen, arr. Bob Cerulli
Francis Tamayo '26, pianist

"Moana: How Far I’ll Go" by Lin-Manuel Miranda, arr. J. Kazik
Yianna Drossos '27, pianist
Bill Brandstrader '88, drums

"Gabriel’s Oboe" by E. Morricone, arr. R. Longfield
Alice Mihailov '26, pianist
Sam Cho '24, cello

"Aria 'O Mio Babbino Caro'"(from G. Schicchi) by G. Puccini, arr. S. Dackow
Danny Blanchard '25, pianist
Cami Edwards '24, vocalist
Bill Brandstrader '88, drums

"Phantom of the Opera" by A.L. Webber, arr. L. Moore
Jack McBreart '24, pianist
Bill Brandstrader '88, drums

"Chacconne for Cello and Piano" by T. Vitali, arr. L. Charlier
Miles Andrew Sutton, pianist
Audrey Johnston '25, cellist

"John Williams Trilogy: Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Raiders March" by J. Williams, arr. C. Custer
Bill Brandstrader '88, drums

Congratulations to the following student-musicians on a wonderful performance:

Violin 1
*Bella Licudine '24, concertmaster
*Sofia Chen '25, asst. concertmaster
*Bria Licudine '26
*Merianne Garcia '27
^Jack Ehlert '25
Joan Geoly '26
^Analia Romero-Lorenzo '27
^Kasani Guerra '26
^Claire Montalvan '26

Violin 2
*Francesca Wildi '25, prin. violin 2
*Emma Hernandez '25
*James Brumwell '27
^Grace Martin '27
^Emelia D'Anniballe '24

Violin 3
^Joshua Mannancheril '25, prin. violin 3
^Lena Barhoumeh '25
^Ruth Duressa '25
^Tran Pham '26
Kally Assefa '26
Mercy Andualme '27

Viola
*Leo Salach '26, prin. viola
^Graham Mertzlufft '27
^Alex Baykov '27
^Lieselle Curry '25
Nemi Berhanu '27
Jana Okere '27

Cello
*Sam Cho '24, prin. cello
*Audrey Johnston '25
^Jonathan Hardin '27
Princess Ezenwanne '26

Bass Guitar
Zach Roth '24

Piano
*Daniel Blanchard '25 - "O Mio Babbino Caro" & "John Williams Trilogy"
*Francis Tamayo '26 - "Moana: How Far I'll Go"
*Jack McBrearty '24 - "Phantom of the Opera"
*Yianna Drossos '27 - "Over The Rainbow"
^David Goetz '27 - "Schubert Symphony no. 5"
^Alice Mihailov '26 -  "Gabriel's Oboe"

Drums
Bill Brandstrader '88

Beginning Guitars
Tess Naselli '24
Charles Arnold'24
Zack Zettek '25
Olivia Maksud '24
Maddie Horan '24
Shannon Hendrick '24
Thomas Holecek '24
Paige Engels '24
Erin Detlefsen '24
Christopher Sipe '24
Luke Downey '24
Maureen Sullivan '24
Jack McGrath '24
David Off '25
Natalia Adamczyk '25
Eve Swaim '25
Noah Moreno '25
Harrison Kriston '24
Patrick Juozaitis '24
Ann Walsh '24
Nora Clifford '24
Meile Roberts '24
Andrew Burden '24
Isabella Meccia '24
Matthew Woodward '24
Eleanor Larsen '24
Sofia Marino '24
Sam Ryan '24
Avery McBreen '24
Mary Kasten '25
Margaret McGovern '24
A.J. Tomaska '24
Devon Brunner '25
Joseph Keane '25
Lauren Clark '24

* Denotes Honors Orchestra students
^ Denotes Symphony Orchestra Students
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