Alumni Spotlight: Craig Hunter ’11

Craig Hunter is a Langley HS Class of 2011 alumni pianist, percussionist, and composer. Craig graduated from the University of Virginia with a double major in Computer Science and Music in 2015. After graduation, he moved back to the Northern Virginia area and took a day job as a software engineer, but continues to pursue music as a hobby. Craig has played with the Langley Orchestra as a professional accompanist, and arranged several of the pieces performed by the Langley Orchestra in the past few years. Among other things, Craig plays in various local orchestras and continues to compose music in his free time.

Craig’s favorite memories from Langley HS include performances that brought together band and orchestra for amazing full orchestra music. Craig’s advice for current orchestra students is to enjoy the music, and don’t forget to practice 40 hours a day!