Student Spotlight: Olivia Ding

Groton Hill student Olivia Ding, 16, of Groton, MA, is this month’s student spotlight! She has been studying viola primarily at our Music School with string faculty member Dorcas McCall throughout her time at Groton Hill.

Olivia recently led section as principal in MMEA Eastern District Senior Festival Orchestra and placed 1st chair in All-State. In this video, Olivia talks about her journey in private lessons at Groton Hill, the joys of meeting peers with her same passion for music, and how she has grown to love and understand her chosen instrument.

Olivia at Symphony Hall during All-States on stage (above).

Olivia (right of center) pictured at All-States with musicians receiving applause on stage (above). 

With private lessons teacher and Groton Hill faculty member Dorcas McCall (pictured left, above).