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Top strings students highlight upper school concert

Ransom Everglades' Advanced Chamber Ensemble and Advanced String Quartet headlined an exciting night at the Posner Lecture Hall under the direction of Strings Music Director Scott O'Donnell. RE's top strings students performed a range of well-known pieces with impressive precision and expression, delighting the audience at the Upper School Strings Concert on February 15.

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RE's String Orchestra kicked off the evening playing Pachelbel's Canon in D along with String Quartet No. 1 (movement 2) from Tchaikovsky and Galop Infernal from Offenbach. The RE String Quartet followed with Hayden's Quartet Op. 2, No. 2 in Eb major. 

The Advanced Chamber String Quartet played Mozart's Divertimento in F major K. 138, and the Advanced Chamber Ensemble ended with four pieces: Palladio by Jenkins; Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni, The Code by Alan Lee Silva; and Simply Symphony, movements 2, 3, 4 by Benjamin Britten.

String Orchestra
Mollie Forand ’22, Violin 1
Dadly Leon ’23, Violin 1
Nate Kaplan ’24, Violin 2
Jan Trauer ’22, Violin 2
Sander Joeveer ’24, Viola
Felix Rodriguez ’24, Cello
Mikey Day ’25, Cello
Anu Tewari ’25, Cello
Liam Malik ’24, Bass
RE String Quartet
Violet Martin ’24, Violin 1
Eva Gonzalez-Whitehouse ’22, Violin 2
Theodore Ma ’23, Viola
Mary Logan Woolsey ’22, Cello
Advanced Chamber String Quartet
Evelyn Yu ’24, Violin 1
Sirja Joeveer ’25, Violin 2
Christine Keedy Brown ’24, Viola
Chrissy Frances ’22, Cello
Advanced Chamber Ensemble
Violet Martin ’24, Violin 1 
Eva Gonzalez-Whitehouse ’22, Violin 1
Gabriel Mora ’22, Violin 1
Evelyn Yu ’24, Violin 2
Sirja Joeveer ’25, Violin 2
Carlos del Canal Fernandez ’25, Violin 2
Sofia Wolf ’23, Violin 2
Arjun Badwal ’23, Violin 2
Christine Keedy Brown ’24, Viola
Theodore Ma ’23, Viola
Joseph Moskovitz ’22, Viola
Annabelle Sanders ’23, Viola 
Antonia Awad ’23, Viola
Mary Logan Woolsey ’22, Cello
Chrissy Frances ’22, Cello
Mihir Pabby ’22, Cello
Taylen Toomer ’23, Cello
Scott O’Donnell, Strings Music Director

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Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.