Ameilia Parks is a Grade 11 student at Citadel High School. Ameilia has been studying the French horn for three years with Julie Cuming as her principal instructor. She has been a member of the Halifax Regional Arts Symphony Orchestra, the Halifax Regional Arts Wind Ensemble and the Nova Scotia Youth Wind Ensemble. She was selected to play with the National Youth Band in 2020, but this year’s program was cancelled due to COVID-19. Ameilia is looking forward to playing in the ensemble in 2021. During COVID-19, Ameilia has been creating and editing educational content for children and youth programs through drama, music and visual arts. Ameilia is pleased to be joining the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra this year for their 2020/21 season.