American Studio Orchestra - Our Stories

 

Diverse & Inclusive Storytelling

Our multimedia concerts profile individuals of diverse backgrounds who have made an impact on the history and culture of America. 

 

Join us as we tell the inspirational stories of artists, entrepreneurs, inventors, writers, doctors, scientists, activists, and other trailblazers.  Their stories are OUR stories.

 

We are proud to announce that as of 2022, ASO is a permanent Resident Ensemble of DMV Music Academy!  This ground-breaking partnership will give ASO a physical home and allow us to launch an annual Concert series as well as several educational programs.

More exciting announcements are coming soon!

 
 

Larry Williams

Artistic Director

Artistic Director Larry Williams founded ASO in 2008. Throughout his career as a performer, he sought out opportunities to collaborate with the most creative and skilled artists that he could find throughout the classical, jazz, popular, commercial, and other musical genres.  These collaborative partnerships eventually included filmmakers, videographers, dancers and other creative minds which led to the evolution of ASO.

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American Studio Orchestra presents dynamic multimedia profiles of: inventors, scientists, innovators, artists, poets, writers, politicians, activists, and other trailblazers who's contributions have made a significant impact on American history and culture.

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ARTIST ROSTER & STAFF

Violin I

Solomia Gorokhivska

Eugene Dovgalyuk

Michelle Ruiz

Marcia McIntyre

Valerie Heller

Wayman C. McCoy, III

Flute

Rachel Choe

Delandria Mills

Trumpet

Kevin Dines

Gerald Jones

Demarr Woods

Violin II

Carol Holmes

Lerna May Frandsen

Bonita Grier

Leslie Fearing

Gavin Fallow

Cinzia Rizzo

Oboe

Fatma Daglar

Zoila Holtzer

Horn

Larry Williams

Amanda Collins

Viola

Jackie Capecci

Ed Lewis

Mary Thulson

Brandon Lewis

Gerard Battle

Clarinet

David Drosinos

Alisha Coleman

Trombone

David Dochterman

Cello

Elise Cuffy

Alison Bazala

Denna Purdie

Tim Thulson

Johnny Walker Jr.

Bassoon

Bryan Young

Cheryl Nkeba

Tuba

Andrew Spang

Bass
 

Laura Ruas

Blake Meister

Gary Richardson

Saxophone

Gary Thomas

Russell Kirk

Jacob Yoffee

Percussion

Don Johns

Orlando Cotto

Artistic Director

Larry Williams

Conductors

Glenn Quader

Jeri Lynne Johnson

Resident Composers

Jacob Yoffee

Daniel Bowen

Todd Simon

Terence Reddick

Audio Engineers

Bill Racine

Brendan McGeehan

Videographers

Annie Center

Larry Williams

Jacob Yoffee

Les Owen

Production Assistants

Charles Murrell III

Matthew Thompson

Malachi Tatum

Marketing & Communications

Daryl Burghardt, Technopaws, Inc.

Kerem Ulken, Enhanca Creative, Inc.

Bryan Young, Intertwine Systems

 

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