Preparatory alumna Nadia Sirota, viola, is performing the American premiere of Nico Muhly’s Viola Concerto with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Leonard Slatkin on October 23-25, 2015. The program also features Aaron Copland’s Symphony No. 3. Sirota studied with preparatory faculty Rebecca Henry. Sirota is a member of yMusic, Alarm Will Sound, and ACME (the American Contemporary Music Ensemble). Her debut album First Things First (New Amsterdam Records) was named a record of the year by The New York Times.