CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2020 WSYO SENIORS!
The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra would like to congratulate our 2020 Youth Orchestra Seniors. Wishing you the best as you take the next step in life.
WSYO student for: 2 years
Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. (Harold) Dotson (Calculus)
Graduating from: Wilmington Christian Academy
Moving on to: Liberty University
Major: Deciding between Music Composition, Digital Broadcasting, Sports Management, or Theology
Favorite WSYO memory: Having my family from Pennsylvania come to see one of my performances was special, and just the atmosphere of the performance was a nice contrast to the smaller audiences my school had.
WSYO and Junior Strings student for: 7 years
Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Adams is my favorite teacher. He was my history and economics teacher.
Graduating from: Laney High School
Moving on to: NC State
Major: Undecided, planning to major in businesses administration or fashion and textile management.
Favorite WSYO memory: My favorite memories include: receiving new music every fall and spring and feeling the excitement of new pieces; concerts; and snack time.
WSYO and Junior Strings student for: 6 years
Who is your favorite teacher? My favorite teacher was Mr. Sorensen, my history teacher at CFCC.
Graduating from: I will graduate as a homeschool dual enrolled high school student.
Moving on to: Campbell University
Major: I will pursue a double major Homeland Security / Criminal Justice and minoring in music - Violin Performance.
Favorite WSYO memory: One of my favorite memories is the friendships I established and gaining experience. I really wish I had known that our last practice would have been our last.
WSYO and Junior Strings student for: 8 years
Who is your favorite teacher? Mr. Adams (AP US History and AP Macroeconomics)
Graduating from: E.A. Laney High School
Moving on to: UNC Chapel Hill (Go Heels!)
Major: Health Policy and Management or Business Administration
Minor: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
Favorite WSYO memory: Being able to collaborate with many other talented musicians, to deliver our musical ideas and move others through musical communication.
WSYO student for: 2 semesters (spring semesters 2019 and 2020)
Who is your favorite teacher? My favorite teacher was my Band teacher, Rod Reed.
Graduating from: John T. Hoggard High School
Moving on to: UNC Greensboro
Major: Music Education
Favorite WSYO memory: Playing high quality literature with a group of talented musicians.
WSYO and Junior Strings student for: 5 years
Who is your favorite teacher? My favorite teacher is Shelly Diloreto. She has been my private violin teach for 3 years!
Graduating from: Ashley High School
Moving on to: Appalachian State
Major: Music Education
Favorite WSYO memory: Getting to meet most of my closest friends!