Parker and Fiero Quartet Place 1st at Loyola Chamber Festival
Junior Sean Parker and the Fiero Quartet won first place in the NOLA Chamber Music Festival at Loyola University held the weekend of April 1. The quartet, with Sean on cello, Erina Buchholz on 1st violin and Lena Cates on 2nd violin, and Jaime Pelicero-Calvo on viola, placed first in the High School Division. All four are members of the Louisiana Youth Orchestra.
The Fiero Quartet also was selected to perform in the Winners Showcase at Loyola in Roussel Hall on April 7 and again in the Winners Master Class with the Harlem Quartet on April 8 at Loyola.
Sean, the son of Wendy Holden-Parker and Rob Parker, is a member of the Runnels Advanced String Orchestra and studies cello with Jennifer and Dan Cassin.