The Loomis Chaffee Orchestra recently performed "Fear," a composition arranged specifically for the ensemble by its Iraqi composer, Ameen Mokdad, who joined the student musicians via videoconference from Turkey on February 4. The students later performed the composition, which was recorded as a video performance.
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Recent Arts News
Students in the Loomis Chaffee Orchestra met with award-winning classical musician and composer Carlos Simon while working on their interpretation of his original composition, “An Elegy: A Cry From The Grave,” on Friday, January 15.
Three Loomis Chaffee student musicians joined music students from across the country for the 2020 National Association of Music Educators All-National Honors Ensembles, a two-day virtual music festival on January 7–8.