The world’s youngest string orchestra – "The Joyous String Ensemble" - is excited to be performing at the Ravinia Festival.
Over the past two years, the Ensemble has become an international sensation – with major TV appearances on the “Ellen DeGeneresShow”, ABC’s “Good Morning America”, Fox News, NBC's The Today Show, Steve Harvey’s “Little Big Shots” and the Harry Connick Show. In addition, the group performed at the White House for President Obama.
Internationally, the group has performed all over the world, including on Hunan TV’s “Amazing Kids” Show (China), SBS “Star King” (Korea) and SAT "Super Kids" (Germany).
Besides TV appearances, the group has performed at major concert venues, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and Citi Field. And they already have garnered a robust social media following, with millions of youtube views and followers.
Mixing an eclectic repertoire, the Joyous String Ensemble performs from traditional classical music to today’s pop hits and mash-ups – innovatively orchestrated and arranged to give the audience a unique listening experience. Despite their youthful age, the group is a model of mature and brilliant musicianship.