Andra Lia Lunde Padrichelli
Andra Lunde Padrichelli, age 42 of Dayton, OH, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018. She was born in Goleta, California, to David John Lunde and Laverne (Siebert) Lunde. She was preceded in death by her father, David. Andra is survived by her loving husband Lorenzo Padrichelli; young sons David Lunde Padrichelli and Sirio John Padrichelli; mother Laverne Lunde; sister Mari Lunde; mother and father-in-law Gina Dominici and Gian Carlo Padrichelli; brother-in-law David Thomas; nieces and nephews Lorenzo and Nicola Padrichelli, Kieren Thomas, Lia Thomas, Olivia Thomas, and many other extended family and friends.
Andra, principal cellist of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra since 2003, began her musical studies in Santa Barbara, CA. She holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music and Indiana University. Along with her position in Dayton, Andra also performed with the Fort Worth Symphony, the Detroit Symphony, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Over the course of her career, she performed as a chamber musician and soloist across the country as well as internationally. In addition, she was a devoted teacher, both in her private studio and at Cedarville University. She was a gifted musician, loving mother and wife, and good friend to all. She is dearly missed.
A Memorial Service will be held for Andra on Monday, January 21, 2019, 4:00 pm, at Christ Lutheran Church, 6595 Covington Way in Goleta. Friends of Andra will be performing a musical prelude at 3:30 pm.