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LFA Orchestra performing in Oct. 2023

Members of the Lake Forest Academy symphony orchestra were recently selected to a number of local youth orchestras and the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) district festival orchestra.

Three students were selected for the ILMEA District 7 Senior Music Festival. Tanya Ganesh ’24 (oboe), Davin Lee ’26 (clarinet), and Issac Park ’24 (violin) will represent LFA at the ILMEA District 7 Senior Music Festival. The festival will take place on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 4 p.m. at Glenbrook South High School.

In addition to the ILMEA selections, students from LFA are also members of the Midwest Young Artists Conservatory, the Chicago Youth Symphony, and Milwaukee Youth Symphony. Ganesh (principal oboe), Kate Graham ’24 (violin), William Sun ’24 (principal trumpet), Kevin Wang ’24 (violin), and Jason Xing ’24 (cello) are members of the MYA orchestra while Charlie Griffiths ’24 (baritone saxophone) is in the MYA jazz ensemble. Lee is also the principal clarinet in the top orchestra of the Chicago Youth Symphony and Sienna Yang ’27 is the assistant concertmaster of the Milwaukee Youth Symphony.