Marquise Bradley is a sophomore who attends the Philadelphia High School For the Creative And Performing Arts (CAPA). He had his first musical experience at the age of 10 when he started getting piano lessons. The next year, while continuing his piano studies he picked up the violin and played in his middle school’s orchestra. Finally, when he was 13 in the 7th grade he started learning the clarinet in which he fell in love with.
Although Marquise has only been playing clarinet for three years he has made leaps and bounds in his musical career. He has participated in the Philadelphia All City Orchestra and Band for a consecutive two years, this year he has even landed the prestigious position of principal clarinet. He is also a member of the Philadelphia Young Artist Orchestra (PYAO), and most recently he has been selected in the PMEA District 12 Band.