2017 National Orchestra Festival Invited Groups

*Participation pending acceptance by group.

Ann Arbor Huron High School Symphony Orchestra 
Timothy Krohn, director
Ann Arbor, MI

Arlington High School Philharmonia 
Jonathan Handman, director 
LaGrangeville, NY

Avalon Middle School Sinfonia 
Vincent Conrod, director 
Orlando, FL

Baltimore School for the Arts Concertato 
Mellasenah Edwards, director 
Baltimore, MD

Belzer Middle School Serenata Orchestra 
Heather Nieto, director 
Indianapolis, IN

Billings Youth Orchestra/Young Artist 
Stefanie Zarycki, director 
Billings, MT

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

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

Collins Hill High School Chamber Orchestra 
Rosa Riquelme, director 
Suwanee, GA

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

Dublin Youth String Orchestra Green 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

Lexington High School Symphony Orchestra  
Rachel Jayson, director 
Lexington, MA

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

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

Pennbrook and Pennfield Middle Schools: The P2 Select String Ensemble 
David Pimentel, director 
North Wales, PA

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

Sage Hill School String Orchestra 
Brent Dodson, director 
Newport Coast, CA

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

Southwest High School Chamber Orchestra 
Matthew Busse, director 
El Centro, CA

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