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Kirkwood High School Orchestra Students Selected to St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra

The St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra (SLSYO) announced their selections for the 2021-22 season. Of the 100 young musicians representing more than 40 schools throughout the bi-state region, two are members of the Kirkwood High School Orchestra Program. They are: Nathan Bronstein (junior) Violin and Mallory Mihm (sophomore) Viola - Alternate. For their selection, the student musicians auditioned for a panel of St. Louis Symphony Orchestra musicians. As a member of the SLSYO, the student musicians will rehearse and perform challenging orchestral repertoire under the direction of the SLSO Resident Conductor Stephanie Childress, musicians receive regular coaching and mentoring from the world-class musicians of the SLSO. SLSYO presents three concerts per season in historic Powell Hall.

This Nathan’s second consecutive year playing in the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra. Besides practicing and performing violin, he enjoys woodworking, botany, and pursuing the study of Natural History, something he hopes to make a profession later in life.

Mallory Mihm is a sophomore at KHS. The 2021/2022 season will be her first year being a part of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra.


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