With an attendance of over 1,000 music enthusiasts and a nearly sold-out performance, members of the Miami Music Project’s Youth Orchestra presented an energetic and crowd-inspiring appearance with Sony Masterworks Artist, The Piano Guys, Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. Eight young violinists performed Beethoven’s 5 Secrets with the YouTube sensation and were the only group invited to share the stage with the group.
The ensemble comprised of Daniel Guevara (New World School of the Arts) 16, Aspen Baker (Miami Arts Charter School) 15, Sara Nusbaum (Florida International University) 20, Juan Luis Florez (Pembroke Pines Charter School) 12, Andrea Guariguata (home-school) 16, Joshiba Jean-Charles (Fort Lauderdale High School) 16, Kelsey Milian (Ronald Reagan) 17, and Relyn Myrthil (home-school) 17.
Abiram Brizuela, Director of Programming, has been educating the ensembles’ musical journey since the beginning. The selected eight musicians have been with the various Miami Music Project ensembles program for four years combined.