The mix of old
and new has not always gone well. In many
cases, it has been a downright disaster. 60
international musicians are preparing to
take their crack at breaking this
The Red Bull
Artsehcro (orchestra, spelled backwards)
unites the top collegiate musicians with DJ
Radar, a turntable specialist, for one
memorable performance of “Concerto for
Turntable” Oct. 2 at Carnegie Hall in New
York City. The show features viola
instrumentalist Holly Fulton, a former
student at Corona del Sol High School who
now attends Sarah Lawrence College in
Bronxville, N.Y. Fulton, 19, has been
playing viola for 9 years, as well as
dabbling in singing, piano and composition.
pretty much my life,” said Holly.
Holly made the
most of her time at Corona, jumping into
every musical program she could.
“I did the
choir program for all four years, orchestra
for all four years,” said Holly, “I was
basically involved whenever I could.”
way through auditions in Boston and New
York, along with 300 other applicants,
Fulton found herself selected for her
looking for someone who has a new take on
music, someone willing to step out of the
box,” said Holly, “I’m ecstatic for people
to think I’m unique as a musician,”
three-movement performance is one night only
and represents the culmination of two days
of intense rehearsal. Rehearsals, says
Holly, were one of the most enjoyable
experiences during her time at Corona as
backstage, rehearsals, talking to my
friends,” said Holly--“the craziness and fun
The show is
unlike anything Holly has been a part of
before. “Excited,” she says, is the only way
to describe her take on being a part of the
excited to have that hip hop culture mixed
with the classic culture,” said Holly.
writing drew from four talented composers:
Alex Halpern, Laura Karpman, DJ Radar and
baton for this event was Constantine
Kitsopoulos, who will direct Holly and the
other 59 musicians for their performance.
For more information on the
event, visit www.redbullartsehcro.com.
With the modern and the classic coming
together in unison, it should make the
production one to be remembered.