Norfolk Academy Musicians Perform in Bay Youth Orchestras of Virginia Concert
The Bay Youth Orchestras of Virginia, a youth orchestra organization that attracts student musicians from across Hampton Roads, held its annual Concerto Competition Concert at Norfolk Academy on Tuesday, March 20. The concert was presented by the two most advanced orchestras in the organization, which has five levels of ensemble training.
Congrats to the following Norfolk Academy students who performed in the concert:
Senior: Gabriella Diskin (violin) Juniors: Brammy Rajakumar (violin) and Jason Park (violin) Sophomore: Katie Post (cello) 7th Grade: Riley McElligott (violin) and Mitchell Moore (percussion)
Bay Youth Orchestras of Virginia, which has been in operation for more than four decades, is one of the largest youth orchestra programs in the country. It is a 501C(3) non-profit organization and receives funding from the Business Consortium for Arts Support of South Hampton Roads, the City of Chesapeake Fine Arts Commission, the City of Norfolk Arts and Humanities Commission, the City of Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission, The Virginia Commission for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.