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Rogers Center for the Arts

Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Holiday Concert

2:30pm EST December 7, 2014

Rogers Center for the Arts

Ariell Balan, Violin- Student Soloist
Voices of Hope Boston
Chris Desjardins, Conductor

Ariell, now sixteen,began studying the violin at the age of three with the Suzuki method in Reading. After moving to North Andover, she continued studies with Trudy Larson and later with Holly Barnes of Phillips Academy. Ariell joined the Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras (NMYO) - then known as NYSO, when she was about8 years old. Since then, she has enjoyed performing in numerous orchestral and chamber music concerts. In the 2012-2013 seasons at NMYO, she served as co-concertmaster of Symphony Orchestra. As a soloist, Ariell also enjoys performing in recitals and concerts – most notably during the 2013 spring concert at Gordon College with the NMYO Symphony Orchestra, after she won the NMYO concerto competition.  Ariell auditioned with the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras in May 2013 and was accepted into the Boston Youth Symphony where she is now a member. She currently studies with Magdalena Richter at the Rivers Conservatory.


Tickets: $25.00
Seniors and Students: $20.00
Children 4-12: $5.00

Tickets and Information: 978-685-3505

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Last modified on Jun. 17th, 2014 at 3:34pm by Kimberly Taverna.
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