Colorado All-State Orchestra February 9-11, 2017
Congratulations to all DSAO All State Orchestra participants!
Pictured: Ana Rase, Dong Lee, Sean Bowser, Dr. Lasansky, Tatia Slouka, Abby Davidson, Alison Orthel, Rachel England, Jenna Pizer & Nell Rudoff
Lily Primus Outstanding Junior Division Performer
Young Musicians Foundation of Colorado
Congratulations to 14-year old harpist Lily Primus! Lily was one of 12 winners of the 2016 Young Musicians Foundation of Colorado competition on December 29th, 2016. Along with an award in the Junior Division, Lily was also awarded the prize for Outstanding Junior Division Performer, for ages 9-14. Lily plans to use her awards to attend the American Harp Society Competition and Summer Institute in St. Olaf, Minnesota in June 2017; and to attend the 2017 Georgia Young Artists Harp Seminar. Lily has been a student of Mary Kay Waddington since she was 5 years old, and was a prizewinner in the 2015 American Harp Society Junior Division Competition. Lily is a member of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra, and has attended DSA since middle school. Brava Lily!
Congratulations to Josh Felser!
Josh Felser, a 7th grade orchestra major at Denver School of the Arts, was the 1st prize winner in the Intermediate Viola division, in the EOP competition at Metropolitan University on November 5th. Josh performed the Hummel Sonatina in the King Center Concert Hall for the winners concert on November 6th, and played for a master class. Josh is a student of Barbara Hamilton.
Congratulations from Dr. L and the Orchestra Family Association
Western States Honor Orchestra Festival students
These awardees will perform at the Western States Honor Orchestra Festival in Greeley November 3-5, 2016. We hope you all have a wonderful time representing DSA in Greeley!
Simone Hammett Lynch