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First Ever Upper School Student Selected for PMEA State Orchestra


After performing in the PMEA (Pennsylvania Music Educators Association) District 11 orchestra in January and auditioning with a competitive group of talented musicians, Shipley violinist Saakshi ’19 was selected to participate in the PMEA State Orchestra Festival.

Saakshi is the first Shipley student to be selected for the state orchestra. The festival and rehearsals with conductor Stephen L. Gage of Youngstown State University will be held in Erie, PA from April 19 – 22. A public concert is scheduled for April 22 at 4:00 p.m. at the Warner Theatre in Erie.

Congratulations Saakshi!
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The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.