Samantha Capurso is an upcoming junior at Las Vegas Academy and will be starting her second year with Las Vegas Academy’s Philharmonic. Since Samantha’s freshman year, she has done Honor Orchestra and LVYO, and NMEA Allstate Orchestra in 2016. She found her passion for orchestra when she was in 6th grade and began playing viola in the 7th grade. From 7th to 8th grade, she was moved from Beginning Orchestra to Chamber. Currently, she studies under violinist De Ann Letourneau and formerly, Susan Barton. In her free time, Samantha enjoys drawing, listening to music, and spending time out with friends and family.