This summer, Caeley Niess ’20 was selected to participate in the Orchestra of the Americas 2018 European Tour. The Orchestra of the Americas comprises approximately 80 musicians from 21 different countries in the Americas. The ensemble performed a total of 11 concerts in Poland, Ukraine, Germany and Scotland. The orchestra also participated in the Rheingau Festival, and the Edinburgh International Festival. Niess is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Performance (Trumpet) and studies with Adjunct Associate Professor of Trumpet Chuck Seipp, D.M.A.