Live Blog: Oak Knoll Ensemble Performs in Concert Tour of Austria

Posted by Meghan Hodgin on Mar 24, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Our globetrotting Ensemble traveled to Austria during March Break, performing at some of the most historic sites across Vienna, Salzburg and the rest of “Österreich.”

Under the direction of Upper School Music Director Ruby Robertson-Knox, the 25-member Ensemble embarked on their trip March 18 and were joined by several chaperones and accompanists, performing at St. Peter’s Church, Schönbrunn Palace, Melk Abbey, Salzburg Cathedral, among others.

Joining Robertson-Knox on the trip are Maia Archer ’19; Nathalie Beauchamps ’17, violin; Isabel Catalanello ’19; Tosin Famakinwa ’18; Kylie Gall ’20; Margo Ganton ’17; Keeley Gorman ’20; Eliazabeth Hadley ’19; Caroline Hall ’20; Cameron Hills ’20; Anna Jeffries ’20; Adrianna Levato ’19; Elsa Maurizi ’20; Claire McFarland ’20; Emma McTague ’19; Tara McTague ’20; Anam O’Brien ’17; Lexi Pappas ’19; Celia Peri ’20; Mary Riley ’19, violin; Sophia Ruberti ’18, cello; Izzy Salas ’18, guitar; Mary Margaret Schroeder ’20; Jacqueline Serino ’20; Lauren Spottz ’17; Margaret Mary Tighe ’20; and Sarah Tomasi ’19.

Below is a snapshot of some of their adventures in pictures:

The Sound of Music

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Students enjoyed a visit to the gazebo from the film "The Sound of Music" in Salzburg, Austria! To mark the occassion, they sang "Edelweiss!"

After their performance in the Basilica
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Seniors Nathalie, Margo, Anam and Lauren with Ruby outside the House of Music
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Outside the Schönbrunn Palace!
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Topics: austria, ensemble, performing arts