2017 National Orchestra Festival Invited Groups

*Participation pending acceptance by group.

Arlington High School Philharmonia 
Jonathan Handman, director 
LaGrangeville, NY

Avalon Middle School Sinfonia 
Vincent Conrod, director 
Orlando, FL

Cherokee Trail High School Chamber Orchestra 
Kyle Rupley, director 
Aurora, CO

Chiles High School Chamber Orchestra 
Christopher Miller, director 
Tallahassee, FL

Diamond Bar High School Symphony Orchestra 
Steve Acciani, director 
Diamond Bar, CA

Dodgen MS Chamber Orchestra 
Ashley Culley, director 
Marietta, GA

Dublin Youth String Orchestra Gold Ensemble 
Matthew Hawley, director 
Dublin, OH

Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy Chamber Orchestra
Richard Galvan, director
Grand Prairie, TX 

Hilliard Davidson High School Chamber Orchestra 
Mark Sholl, director 
Hilliard, OH

Iolani Middle School Orchestra  
Kathy Hafner, director 
Honolulu, HI

Klein Oak High School Chamber Orchestra 
Tanner Ledford, director 
Spring, TX

Mona Shores High School Chamber Orchestra
Kelly DeRose, director
Norton Shores, MI 

New Albany High School Chamber Orchestra 
Aaron Wilburn, director 
New Albany, OH

Olentangy Liberty High School Chamber Orchestra 
Jill Bixler, director 
Powell, OH

Perrysburg High School Select Strings 
Michael Smith, director 
Perrysburg, OH

Scorch: Kanawha County Combined High School Orchestra 
Jeffrey Lipscomb, director 
South Charleston, WV

St. Joseph High School Chamber Orchestra 
Burke Lokey, director 
St. Joseph, MI

Stillwater Area High School Concert Orchestra  
Zach Sawyer, director 
Oak Park Heights, MN