Featured artist: David Gillam


Q: What instrument(s) do you play and how long have you been playing?
A: I play the Violin and I have been playing for 15 years.

Q: What motivated you to join and continue orchestra?
A: I joined orchestra because we are one of the few schools in MO that offers an opportunity to play in a full orchestra

Q: What is your favorite memory of a performance?
A: My favorite memory was when I played Devil Went Down to Georgia as a soloist while an orchestra accompanied me in the background.

Q: What is your biggest accomplishment in orchestra?
A: Being featured as a soloist with the Jeff City Symphony

Q: How has the orchestra program affected your life?
A: It has just given me a different perspective on how music can be formed and shaped in a large ensemble, because most of the time I am used to playing solo.

Q: Do you plan on continuing to play after high school?
A: Yes I plan on continuing to play in college as part of my major.