Early Music Academy

The Early Music Ensemble is a small, select chamber orchestra that is dedicated to playing works composed before 1800. The most unique aspect of the ensemble is that baroque string instruments will be utilized for a truly authentic sound and feel of pre-1800s music. Students must be in Symphony Orchestra to participate in this select group and be able to commit to all rehearsals and performancs. Participation in this tuition free ensemble is based on Symphony seating audition results.

Jerry Fuller, the Early Music Director, won the 2009 EMA Early Music Outreach Award for his work with Midwest Young Artists.


  • Richard Graef, flute
  • Rami Solomonow, viola
  • Charles Pikler, viola
  • David Douglass, violin
  • David Schrader, harpsichord

You can hear select performances of the Early Music Ensemble on www.wmya.fm.