University Liggett School student Victoria Ortiz ’20 earns spot with national orchestra
Junior Victoria Oritz will represent University Liggett School and perform with a national orchestra at a prestigious music festival in Indianapolis this winter. Ortiz will play violin with the National Honors Orchestra of America at the Music For All National Festival March 13-16 in Indianapolis, IN.
The National Honors Orchestra of America selects the top high school musicians in the country to perform. As part of the festival and honors orchestra experience, Ortiz will study with word renowned conductors, artists and master teachers.
Ortiz is the first Michigan musician selected for this honor since 2013.
Honors Orchestra of America is a National Program organized by Music for All Foundation and supported by Yamaha.
According to the Music for All website, “The National Honor Orchestra of America is an inspiring, meaningful, and thrilling experience for outstanding high school orchestra musicians.”
Honor Orchestra of America members hail from across the country, from music programs large and small. Honor ensemble alumni perform in professional symphonies and top military ensembles, teach music in schools and colleges nationwide, perform professionally, hold a wide variety of college degrees and embark on diverse careers that span the spectrum of the music industry.