Orr, a sixth grader at St. Mary of the Lakes School in Medford, was named a Gold Winner in the 2016 National Young Musicians Showcase Competition. Sponsored by the National League of Performing Arts Inc., the nonprofit organization draws from across the country to provide budding musicians with performance and educational opportunities.
Orr—a piano student with the Mozart & Beyond Piano Studio in Medford—was one of 127 competitors playing a variety of instruments who was selected to perform live at Carnegie Hall at the end of April.
He also won the Steinway Society Piano Competition last May at the age of 11 and recently placed in the American Fine Arts Festival Competition, another nation-wide competition for piano, string and woodwinds, chamber and voice arts.
Published (and copyrighted) in Suburban Family Magazine, Volume 7, Issue 3 (May, 2016).
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