North Hills School District News Article

11 North Hills students perform at Strings North Honors Orchestra Festival

Posted Sunday, February 19, 2023

2023 Strings North Honors Orchestra participants

Eleven North Hills students took part in the Strings North Honors Orchestra Festival held Feb. 15 at Shaler Area Middle School.

Congratulations to the following musicians:

  • Alexis Baker, Grade 9 - Violin
  • Simon Holderny, Grade 9 - Violin
  • Paul Manganaro, Grade 10 - Violin
  • Melanie Lam, Grade 8, Violin
  • Luke Mayer, Grade 8, Violin
  • Zoe Wyman, Grade 8, Violin
  • Aidan Fellows, Grade 9, Viola
  • Natalie Mellinger, Grade 9, Viola
  • Wyndsor Ussack, Grade 8, Viola
  • Vasudeva Esplin, Grade 8, Cello
  • Jacob Specht, Grade 10, Cello

The Strings North Honors Orchestra Festival began 30 years ago among Pittsburgh's northern area school districts and each year, features students from Deer Lakes, Hampton, Knoch, Mars, North Hills, Quaker Valley, Riverview and Shaler.

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