Dekalb Eastern Schools Public Relations & Marketing
INformed, INvolved, and IN THE SPOTLIGHT
WHO: Ethan Wood, Freshman, 14; Victoria Wood, Junior, 16; Madison Yoder, Senior, 18
WHAT: Fort Wayne Philharmonic Youth Symphony Orchestra
WHERE: Fort Wayne Rhinehart Music Center, IPFW
WHEN: Last performance took place on Sunday, October 30th. Next performance will be during the “Nights of Lights” festival at the Grand Wayne Center on November 23rd.
SO WHAT: Students get to perform once with the FW Philharmonic Orchestra, in addition to a handful of performances taking place throughout year.
BIGGEST CHALLENGE: Madison Yoder, "Auditioning, lack of preparation." Ethan Wood, "the anticipation of getting a call back to hear if we were selected."
GREATEST EXPERIENCE: Ethan Wood, "Being able to work with a large ensemble." Madison Yoder, "Being able to play with strings, because we do not have that at Eastside." Victoria Wood, "Being able to meet new people."
NOW WHAT: Students have the opportunity for potential scholarships as well as future music employment opportunities.