RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Fifty doctors, nurses, students and first responders joined together on Friday for a virtual, nationwide orchestra performance that included three musicians from VCU Health.
The National Virtual Medical Orchestra, or NVMO, features musicians from 16 medical orchestras from around the country — including three members from the VCU Health Orchestra, which was created in 2017.
Natalia O’Brien, the VCU Health Orchestra’s concertmaster, was a featured violin soloist in the group’s third performance.
“As most orchestras remain silent, this ensemble offers medical musicians a place to heal in these stressful times,” stated a release from NVMO, “and offers music lovers around the country a chance to hear some of our most talented medical musicians in action.”
NVMO was founded in May 2020 and continues to post its performances on Youtube.
Copyright 2020 WWBT. All rights reserved.