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Artistic Expressions: Allison Truong

Staff reporter Christina Huang sits down with freshman Allison Truong to talk about her cello journey.

Name: Allison Truong

Grade: 9th

Years of experience: 3

Wingspan: When did you start playing the cello? Why was this your choice?

Truong: “I started playing in 6th grade since I knew I either wanted to be in Orchestra or Band. I guess out of all the instruments I felt most comfortable with the cello.”

Wingspan: What about the cello first appealed to you? How does that compare to your favorite part of your instrument now?

Truong: “Initially the person who was helping me try out the cello said that I ‘had good hands’ which I suppose is a good thing? I think now my favorite part is the pitch range that the cello has and how it can play both melody and accompaniment pieces.”

Wingspan: What has been your favorite piece, and why?

Truong: “In 7th grade, my orchestra played a piece titled “Deep Sea Fandango” because the melody featured a lot of cello. It was also fun to work on it as a class since we got to learn glissando!”

Wingspan: What do you love most about it?

Truong: “Orchestra has been such a welcoming program and I’m really grateful that 5th grade me chose to be a cellist. I don’t think that my life would have been the same without it and it’s really helped me develop as a person.”

Wingspan: Do you have any advice for others that might want to start? 

Truong: “If you’re ever contemplating anything (whether it be music-related or not), just go for it! I’m the type of person who never follows through with my plans and eventually comes to regret it.”

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Christina Huang
Christina Huang, Staff Reporter/Interactive Media Editor
Christina Huang is a sophomore in her first year officially with Wingspan. She enjoys reading, writing, playing the piano and viola, and finding/creating wallpapers for her phone which she will likely never use. She’s looking forward to the opportunity to better her writing and find the good in scorned books this year through her book blog: Every Book Has a Silver Lining. Contact Christina:

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