Grace Lu is a junior at Essex High School and has been playing violin for the past six years. Besides playing in her school orchestra, she is also a first violinist in the Vermont Youth Orchestra and has participated in various music festivals such as the New England Music Festival and the Vermont All State Music Festival. Last year she won the All State String Scholarship Award and this year she was named concertmaster of the All State Orchestra. Grace also helps out with musicals and has played in the pit orchestra for Annie, Frozen, Les Miserables, and The Addams Family. Grace is set to join the "Back to BACH" team in fall of 2018.