Student Spotlight Posts

Student Spotlight – Creekside Middle School #1

If you have a student that is considering being in the band or orchestra next year, listen to what these students from Creekside Middle School had to say about their experience so far.

Student Spotlight – What Did You Learn From Being In Band & Orchestra

We share “Music Truths” a couple of times a week that focus on all of the benefits that students gain from participating in school music. This time on our student spotlight, the students of the SYO share a few things that they’ve learned along the way that will benefit them in the future.

Student Spotlight – Favorite Thing About Being In Band

We interviewed students from the Symphonic Youth Orchestra of Greater Indianapolis and asked them to tell us a few of their favorite things about being in band or orchestra.

Community, family, and a place to belong were just a few of the answers that they gave. Check out the video below to hear all of what they had to say.

Student Spotlight – Favorite Music Teacher

Nice. Helpful. Kind. Fun. Quirky. Passion for music.

Built up our confidence.

Believed. In. Us.

Music Teachers have always been our favorite people in the world. Let these students from past student spotlights tell you just a few of the reasons why. Notice the expressions on their faces as they talk about them.

Have you had a favorite music teacher? Give them a mention in the comments below!

Wesley Burris – Student Spotlight

During the summer of 2018 we visited the Symphonic Youth Orchestra to interview some of their students. We were curious to find out how music has influenced them throughout their school careers, as well as how it has prepared them for the future. Our next conversation is with Wesley Burris from Franklin Community High School. Please take a few minutes to get to know him and what musician he would like meet!

A big thank you to Shawn Goodman and the rest of the staff at the Symphonic Youth Orchestra. To learn more about the SYO please visit their website at https://www.syogi.org.

Rose Ray – Student Spotlight

During the summer of 2018 we visited the Symphonic Youth Orchestra to interview some of their students. We were curious to find out how music has influenced them throughout their school careers, as well as how it has prepared them for the future. Up next is our conversation with Rose Ray from Herron High School. Please take a few minutes to get to know her and hear the list of instruments she plays!

A big thank you to Shawn Goodman and the rest of the staff at the Symphonic Youth Orchestra. To learn more about the SYO please visit their website at https://www.syogi.org.

Adam Crozier – Student Spotlight

During the summer of 2018 we visited the Symphonic Youth Orchestra to interview some of their students. We were curious to find out how music has influenced them throughout their school careers, as well as how it has prepared them for the future. Here’s our conversation with Adam Crozier from Perry Meridian High School. Please take a few minutes to get to know him and learn where he’s headed next!

A big thank you to Shawn Goodman and the rest of the staff at the Symphonic Youth Orchestra. To learn more about the SYO please visit their website at https://www.syogi.org.

Lauren Newell – Student Spotlight

During the summer of 2018 we visited the Symphonic Youth Orchestra to interview some of their students. We were curious to find out how music has influenced them throughout their school careers, as well as how it has prepared them for the future. Next up is Lauren Newell from Lawrence North High School. Please take a few minutes to get to know her and all that she’s learned from being in orchestra.

A big thank you to Shawn Goodman and the rest of the staff at the Symphonic Youth Orchestra. To learn more about the SYO please visit their website at https://www.syogi.org.