Akili performing Sarabande by Carl Bohm.

Violininst Akili Farrow began her studies in Play On, Philly! at Saint Frances De Sales, and currently attends String Theory High School. She studies privately with Jennifer K. Lee and participates in the Philadelphia Sinfonia and the All-City Orchestra, where she is the principal second violinist. Akili attended Interlochen last summer with a grant from the Marian Anderson Award, and was featured in a film about her accomplishments at the Marian Anderson Gala in the fall of 2015. No stranger to the screen, Akili has also appeared in the film Crescendo: The Power of Music, and on the CBS morning news!