Current student Pauline Lee, age 11, is selected to attend the Heifetz Program for the Exceptionally Gifted in Staunton, VA at Mary Baldwin University. Pauline also won the 2018 Junior Division of the Orchestra Omaha Concerto Competition and performed Mozart’s G Major Concerto, 1st Movement.
This year, Pauline was invited to tour with Heifetz PEG in Washington DC, representing the program. The 2019 tour will also include performances by the Borromeo Quartet.
Pauline Lee won Music Teachers National Association Junior strings regional competition and will represent our region at the nationals held in Chicago, IL in March of 2020.
Pauline also won the student concerto competition with Cherokee Symphony in Iowa and will perform the 1st movement of Saint-Saens b minor concerto with the orchestra on April 19, 2020.
Alumna Jennifer Ahn, current student at Manhattan School of Music in the Zuckerman program studying with Patinka Kopec and Pinchas Zuckerman, debuts with a solo performance at Carnegie Hall on January 31, 2018
Jennifer after her Carnegie Hall performance!
Current student Pranay Neelakanta wins the 2017 Junior Division of the Orchestra Omaha Concerto Competition and performs the 1st Movement of Vivaldi’s Spring Concerto
Alumna Morgan Bennett has a masterclass with Augustin Hadelich in Illinois. Morgan was a student at Oberlin College. She currently attends McGill University in Canada as a student of Jinjoo Cho
Current student Jasmine Palikhya has an exceptional masterclass on Bartok’s Rumanian Folk Dances with Jinjoo Cho.
Former student Rebekah Hanson is now the professor of violin/viola at George Fox University. It was great to reconnect at the Suzuki Association of the Americas Conference in 2018.
The first graduating class of String Sprouts in June of 2018. So proud of this group of young musicians!
Current students Ethan and Maksim Valencia perform the theme from Schindler’s List with the Millard West orchestra.