Instructor profile

Sophia D'Virgilio

Administrative Assistant

About

What do you love about music?

I love that music allows you to express yourself and any emotion you are feeling. Music also allows cultures to communicate without the use of language. It sets memories apart from each other and we are constantly associating things with songs.

Who is your favorite artist?

Some of my favorites would be The Beatles, Norah Jones, Sarah Bareilles, Bruno Mars, Louis Prima, Louis Armstrong, Carole King, and Tears for Fears.

What are your top 5 desert island albums?

Capitol Collectors Series by Louis Prima, Back to Black by Amy Winehouse, 24K Magic by Bruno Mars, Come Away With Me by Norah Jones, The White Album by The Beatles

Do you play in a band or currently perform? If so, what is your current band or how often do you perform? How many bands have you played in?

Sophia currently sings backup vocals for Pink Droyd and performs with Zara McCord, doing 50s and 60s pop cover songs.

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Biography

Sophia has been an Administrative for the Sweetwater Academy for a year now, and loves it. She is currently going to college for her Registered Nursing degree. She has a passion for caring for others, especially children, and would love to work in pediatrics after she gets her nursing degree. She is originally from Los Angeles, CA, and moved to Fort Wayne almost four years ago with her family after her father got a job here at Sweetwater. From 2010 to 2014 she and her family toured all over the US, Canada, and Europe with Cirque Du Soleil. Sophia is always performing and loves to do community theater in town. Sophia has been playing classical piano since she was four years old, singing for as long as she can remember, and has recently started playing the ukulele and guitar.