The competition events draws young artists from countries the world over. 35: Movement 1, Moderato nobile, Luis Villa, runner up 2022Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. cellos and basses. She attends the Cab Calloway School of the Arts where she is a distinguished honors student and a member of The National Honor Society. View and download a PDF version of the 2022 application form, Contact QYO | Subscribe | Privacy | Sponsors | EmploymentPO Box 40 Royal Brisbane Hospital QLD 4029, Barrambin, Mianjin CountryThe Old Museum, 480 Gregory Terrace, cnr Bowen Bridge Road, Bowen Hills QLD 400607 3257 1191 | firstname.lastname@example.org. The candidate must give mandatory information such as name, date of birth, nationality, address and e-mail, as well as upload a CV, biography, artist picture and two application videos. Check out the Institute for Composer Diversity. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com . Hilton Head International Piano Competition. Zoe Yost, seventeen, is a violist, composer, and writer from Delaware. Dvorak Cello Concerto in Bb minor Directed by John Curro AM MBE Composer: Antonn Dvok Event: National Youth Concerto Competition Final 2016 Date: 9th Ocotber 2016 Venue: Old Museum, Brisbane, Queensland Cello National Youth Concerto Competition, Old Museum Leave a comment. Paganini, Concerto No. Your gift will help bring the music you love to audiences in Chicago and around the world. As part of the Snitzer Quartet she has won a prize at The Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and subsequently appeared on From The Top. violin, an 1855 Derazey, on generous loan from Temple Music Prep. She has been very involved in performance since her freshman year and has served as principal oboe in the UD Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, and Wind Ensemble. In 2021, he placed 1st prize in the Vancouver Symphony Young Artists Competition. She will appear as a soloist in a CSO Youth Concert during the 2023/24 Season. 7, and Bartks Miraculous Mandarin. Next year, she hopes to attend a conservatory to prepare for a career in violin performance. The AYS Concerto Competition was established to recognize outstanding musicians in the orchestra and to also train the orchestra in the art of orchestral accompaniment. . Lalo, Symphonie espagnole in D minor, Op. 22, I, Jeremiah Jun-seo Jung, Grade 12, Suwanee, GA, violin -Video must be 10 consecutive minutes or less in length, without cuts or alterations. Carolyn has performed as soloist with Temple University Orchestra, The Ambler, Old York Road and Delaware County Symphonies, Philadelphia Orchestra Society, The Ocean City Pops, The Macau Youth Orchestra, as part of their 10thAnniversary celebration, and The Shanghai Philharmonic. Queensland Youth Orchestras (QYO) provides one return airfare, and accommodation with a host family (if required) for each finalist and recitalist. Christine Walthersis a first year graduate student at the University of Delaware, where she studies percussion performance. He also serves as the New Castle County regional director of the Back to Bach project and participates in the DoReMi volunteer project. Applications and payments are due October 10, 2022 APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED Application deadline Monday, October 10th; auditions held Saturday, November 5th. Individual pieces should not exceed five minutes. Betsy served on the Newark Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors and was one of the original organizers of the Newark Symphony Chorus serving as Chorus Master, rehearsal accompanist, and membership chair. In 2020, she was the flute/piccolo musician in the orchestra for the premiere performances of the new musicalShanghai Sonatasin Mitchell Hall. Applicants must submit a proposed recital program that is showy and provides interest to audiences of all ages. Maxine is enrolled in the Honors Program and the Certificate Program at the Music School of Delaware. It is compulsory for recitalists to play in the orchestra at the Finals Concert, and to attend all rehearsals and other commitments. Audition works must include the following: a) A complete concerto of the applicants choice. Applicants to previous NYCCs may not repeat the same works unless they can show that they have exhausted the repertoire for their instrument. The 43rd National Youth Concerto Competition is Australia's leading competition for string soloists aged up to 17 years. Queensland Youth Orchestras respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Elders of theAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nations on whose lands we live and work. The JCNYCC is recognised as the most prestigious competition in Australia for string soloists aged up to 18 years. Stephanie Bonk, violin, is a Senior honors student at Exeter Township Senior High School. During 2014, Sabine attended the Philadelphia International Music Festival (PIMF) and received third place for the Kennett Symphony Junior Instrumental Competition for Young Artists. . After high school, Zoe plans to attend conservatory and pursue a career in viola performance and pedagogy. Ms. Jung also won the Southeastern Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra (SPSO) Young Artists Competition and played with the orchestra, and won first place for the Kennett Symphony Junior Instrumental Competition for Young Artists. All the applications were judged by Alan Smith, David Deacon, and Matthew Farrell. 2022 Young Artists' Competition | Cdasymphony The Coeur d'Alene Symphony Orchestra would like to congratulate the following winners: High School Instrumental Winner: Serge Kalinovsky - Herbert Cello Concerto #2 Runner Up: Kaia Selden - Stravinsky Violin Concert, mvt. In addition to being concertmistress in her high school orchestra, Stephanie is concertmistress of the Philadelphia Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra and Philadelphia Sinfonia Orchestra, and is first violin in the Philadelphia Sinfonia Piano Quintet. She currently studies with Dr. Vladimir Dyo and previously studied under Julianne Murphy Ruiz at the Music School of Delaware. She performed with the Wilmington Community Orchestra as winner of the Delaware Concerto Competition for Young Musicians (junior division) in spring of 2018 and with the Ambler Symphony as a 2018-19 Elmer and Louise Menges Scholarship recipient in February 2019. Carolyn holds a Snitzer Advanced Studies Scholarship at Settlement Music School. A winner of numerous concerto and scholarship competitions, including the 2020 Delaware Concerto Competition for Young Musicians and Coastal Concerts 2019-2020 Music Scholarship, she looks forward to returning to live performances. 1 in D Major, Op. Outside of music, Sivani is a member of her schools chapters of the NHS and Tri-M honors societies and has been on various competition teams, including academic teams and the speech and debate team. If desired, the applicant can choose not to be visible in the video. We will miss you, dear friend. 22, I. Round 1 will be virtual, and round 2 will be held at a location to be confirmed in March 2023. Queensland Youth Orchestras respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Elders of theAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nations on whose lands we live and work. 4950 31908 with JCNYCC and your surname and first name initial in the comments field. Following a preliminary round, four finalists are selected to perform in the final round in Orchestra Hall, accompanied by the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. She started taking piano lessons at the age of four and has studied with Takashi Kato, Masumi Ueda, Reiko Kikuchi, Dr. Bruce Berr, and. It was established by Queensland Youth Orchestras in 1976 to encourage the development of young Australian string players. During her time at UD, she has studied under Harvey Price, Orlando Cotto, and Kristian Paradis. October 2019, the Newark Symphony Orchestra Annual Youth Concerto Competition was dedicated to our dear friend and colleague, Betsy L. Kent. Zubin Park, seventeen, is a senior cellist residing in Wilmington Delaware. Fletcher Music Center in Greenville, Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News, and Ewell Hall in Williamsburg. The winner does not have to be a current member at the time of performance. Ms. Jung expanded her orchestral experience by joining the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) for their 2015-2016 season and by being selected to attend the inaugural year of the National Youth Orchestra 2 organized by the Weill Music Institute of Carnegie Hall as principal cellist. Since 2020, Gabriela has been a PMAY artist, and that year was named a Coastal Concerts Scholarship winner. He has won first place in competitions including the Kings Peak Music Competition, and the Bsendorfer Youth Music Festival. Gabriela is an alum of the Sphinx Performance Academy at the Curtis Institute in 2018, 2019, and 2021, and at Cleveland Institute of Music in 2020; She is a two-year recipient of the SPA X-Factor Award, and in 2019 was awarded the prestigious Sphinx MPower Grant to continue her studies in the Honors Program at Music School of Delaware. Miss Sullivan-Cozza has participated in and won numerous competitions including first prize in the Delaware Concerto Competition for Young Musicians, the IU Jacobs School of Music Summer String Academy Concerto Competition, and the Catholic University of America Young Artist Competition. On the NSO Board, Betsy was a valued member of the NSO Program Committee. This past summer she participated in the 2021 Heifetz PEG Institute, where she studied with Francesca dePasquale. He has won or placed in several local and national level competitions as well, in both solo and chamber divisions.Zeke enjoys participating in service for his community and in 2020, he was highlighted on KSL TVs High Five spotlight for the donation of 30 violins to the GRIT after school music program. A confirmation email will be sent to you once your application has been received. After coming to the States, he has followed Mr. Ying Fu, the associate concertmaster of the National Symphony Orchestra, for four years. 2022 String Sensations - JCNYCC Finals Concert - On sale soon, Sunday 8 October 2023 3pmThe Old Museum Concert Hall. Daniel has performed in masterclasses with many renowned violinists, including Ida Kavafian, Robert Chen, Daniel Phillips, Soovin Kim, Jennifer Koh, Katherine Cho, Hagai Shaham, and Simon James. He was also selected as a member of the National Youth Orchestra USA and will tour Europe with NYO-USA in the summer of 2022. Travel and lodging will be provided for the competition winner and one guardian for the solo performance with the MarineBand. This competition is open to high school musicians (grades 9-12) enrolled during the 2022-2023 academic year. Sivani has performed at Carnegie Hall with the Honors Performance Series and, more recently, with the Global Music Partnership All-Star Orchestra. Works are to be recorded in order (ie. While accommodation and airfares are not provided for family members of finalists or recitalists, QYO can recommend hotels near the rehearsal venue, The Old Museum in Bowen Hills. Washington --. Presented jointly by the League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association and the Negaunee Music Institute at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The competition winner is announced and scholarships are presented. National Youth Concerto Competition The 2023 John Curro National Youth Concerto Competition (NYCC) Finals Week is Saturday 30 September to Sunday 8 October. In addition to performance opportunities during the JCNYCC Finals Week, the following prize money is allocated:- Winner: $3,000- Other Finalists: $1,200Prizes will not be awarded if the judges consider that the finalists are not of the required standard. She is the assistant principal violist of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, a Music School of Delaware Merit Scholar, and violist of the Gabriel Braverman String Quartet, a Settlement Music School Advanced Study Scholarship Program ensemble coached by the former associate principal violist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Sidney Curtiss. In addition, she is a recipient of the Sphinx MPower Grant and the Coastal Concerts Scholarship. The Presidents Own United States Marine Band, in conjunction with the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, is pleased to announce its Concerto Competition for High School Musiciansare now open. Mr. Wilkes currently studies at the University of Delaware in pursuit of the Master of Music in Clarinet Performance. A 9th grader at the PA Leadership Charter School (PALCS) University Scholars Program, Vibha has performed in reputable venues such as the Kimmel Center, Carnegie Hall, the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, the Met Philadelphia, and the Lincoln Center. This year's judges also commended 14 year old cellist Benett Tsai and 16 year old violinist Emmalena . Round-1 begins at the Local Association level, Round-2 continues at the regional level, and Round-3 concludes the audition . Most recently, Jonathan was awarded the inaugural Samuel Hsu Piano Scholarship to attend Chamberfest at CSEHY Summer School of Music. In April, he will perform in Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium as principal second of MSMs Philharmonic Orchestra in Manhattan School of Musics Centennial Gala. Finalists from the first round of virtual submissions will be announced by April 7, 2023, to compete live on Saturday, April 22, 2023. QYO can assist with transport from The Old Museum to and from recital venues, but QYO does not provide or pay for transfers to and from airports. We invite Soloists (Violin, Viola, Cello. About the . He is a violin student at the Temple University Music Preps Center for Gifted Young Musicians (CGYM), where he studies with Charles Parker. Tertiary students are not eligible to enter. 3 in D minor, Kimiko Darcy, third place tie 2022Liszt Piano Concerto No. Finalists will have the opportunity to be coached by a member of "The President's Own" during their rehearsal time. Carolyn Semes is a Distinguished Honor Student at The University Scholars Program at PA Leadership Charter School. For the first round of the competition, each applicant records and submits audio files of audition works to be judged by a panel of professional musicians. The Concerto Competition takes place in alternate years and will next take place during the 2024-25 season. The competition is open to violinists of all nationalities below the age of 31 at the time of the competition. Besides performing, Bethany has been recognized by The Strad and The ViolinChannel for using her musical talent to help others. Ksenia Ilinykh and Vera Oussetskaia Watanabe. Previous competition winners and immediate family members of current/former U.S. Marine Band members are not eligible. Congratulations to 13 year old Ein Na from Brisbane who was this year's winner. She is currently studying for her Masters degree at Peabody Conservatory, studying piano with Brian Ganz and composition with Judah Adashi. The preferred payment method is direct transfer to:Qld Youth OrchestrasBSB 014 245Acc. She will also perform in PMEA District 12s concert as 2nd chair. Congratulations to the National Finalists competing in the Australian Youth Classical Music Competition this year! What the International Concerto Competition does is invaluable, as it foster the young musicians growth in a unique and remarkable way. Double Bass - One work of the applicants choosing, in contrasting style to the selected Bach solo suites. American Youth Symphony is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization. Conor is also part ofthe Archmere Academy Mastersingers, one of the top ten high school choirs in the nation. At the university, Genna has fulfilled the positions of principal flute or piccolo in the UD Symphony Orchestra and the UD Wind Ensemble. g) Audio recording as per conditions 4 & 5 above. Woodwind specialistCasey Wilkesoriginates from Pine, Colorado. In the 2019-20 season, she will be appearing as a soloist with the Ambler Symphony and the Main Line Symphony as the winner of their concerto competitions.Vibha is the violinist of the Gray Charitable Trust Advanced Study Scholarship Piano Trio coached by Sandra Carlock at Settlement Music School. Proctors will host special guest Eujeong Choi, winner of the Empire State Youth Orchestra 2022 Concerto Competition, for the upcoming Schenectady Symphony Orchestra performance, "The Age of N Genna has performed in master classes with Erica Peel, Gary Schocker, Greg Patillo, Amy Porter, and Katherine Hoover. Teachers National Associations chamber music competition. Second and third-place winners will receive $1,000 and $500 scholarships respectively. She is currently the Principal Violist of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, the Associate Principal Violist of the Temple University Music Preparatory Youth Chamber Orchestra, is a Philadelphia Music Alliance for Youth (PMAY) artist and a Primavera artist. Each entrant must arrange for their own accompanists. QYO provides an accompanist for all recitals, including one rehearsal with each finalist and recitalist. This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. He plays The Howard A. Levin, M.D. Cellist Maxine Chou, age seventeen, is a junior at Wilmington Friends School. Please see the flyer and application forms for dates and details. Christine is the studio graduate assistant to UDs percussion studio, and the teaching assistant for the steel band. World-class judges create exposure and recognition for competitors at every level. "Vienna New Year's Concert" 6th International Music Competition. When paying by check, make checks payable to: Newark Symphony Orchestra. She combines her musical pursuits in her full-time work as a salaried vocalist and flautist at the Lower Brandywine Presbyterian Church and has also guest performed on both instruments at numerous churches in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania over the past seven years. In addition to music, Sam enjoys playing soccer and running track. The winner will appear as a guest soloist with theMarine Band during the 2023 concert season and receive a $2,500 scholarship from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation. Congratulations to violinist Esme Aris-Kim on winning the 2023 Crain-Maling Foundation CSO Young Artists Competition! AYS alumni. Since 7th grade, he has also participated in Delaware All-State Orchestra and has served as principal second violin. Piano Competition and the New York International Piano Competition. Already a seasoned soloist, she has performed with orchestras such as the Missouri Symphony Orchestra, Newark Symphony, Houston Symphony, Georgia Philharmonic, Yonkers Philharmonic Symphony, Delaware Symphony, Ocala Symphony, among many others. The Marine Band will provide a piano accompanist for applicants who advance to the final round, but finalists may bring their own accompanist if desired. It prepares them well for their careers. QYO FINALE Saturday 28 October 7pm, QPAC Concert Hall $45 Adult | $38 Concession | $18 Full-Time Student All seven QYO orchestras and ensembles perform highlights from their 2023 repertoire. The recitals are not an eliminating round and will not be judged, but failure to give a recital will disqualify a finalist from the Finals Concert. When posting to YouTube, applicants may also designate the video as "unlisted," meaning it is viewable only by people who have the direct link. Finalists from the first round of virtual submissions will be announced by, American Youth Symphony is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization. The concerto competition is open to all current members of the 2022/23 orchestra. 11, 1st movement, Creston- Concertino for Marimba, 1st movement, Cirone, Anthony- Sonata #1 for Timpani & piano, Tcherepnin- Sonatina for Three Timpani, 1st & 4th movements, Russell, A. Bio: Ms. Suzuki was born in Japan. When Conor is not playing his viola or violin, he likes to spend time playing basketball, photography, watching movies, and spending time with his family and friends. David Clarke, violin. In 2020, he was selected as a finalist in the Philadelphia Orchestra Albert M. Greenfield Competition. 1, Zarin Mehta, third place tie 2022Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. Bethany is a recipient of the Arkady Fomin Scholarship Fund and NFMC Michael Edwards Award. She has been playing for ten years and currently studies with Kerri Ryan, assistant principal viola in the Philadelphia Orchestra. For any additional questions, please contact Major Ryan Nowlin at (202) 433-4002 or email@example.com. He is sixteen years old and currently a sophomore. Visit our site to find a local music teacher or learn about membership benefits. concerto first) and listed with the title of the piece. For all rounds of the competition, memorization of the music is not required. Participating in the International Young Artist Concerto Competition was a highlight of my year. She is an honor roll student involved in multiple clubs, including student council, the student newspaper, the Interact club partnered with the Longwood Rotary club, and Tri-M Music Honor Society. San Diego Youth Cello Quartet is one of the prime ensembles coached by Ruslan Biryukov. He debuted with the Philadelphia Orchestra at the age of 11 as a winner of the Childrens division of the Albert Greenfield Student Competition. Artists ages 15-18, or grades 10-12, in the U.S. are encouraged to apply in the discipline . 6, I In addition, she is a member of the Con Pepe Trio, a competitive woodwind trio that has been named a finalist in the Music. He began his studies at age eight and has been studying with Gloria dePasquale and Thomas Kraines. Juliana Castillo, 16, studies viola under Shelley Beard Santore at the Music School of Delaware. Second Place, Tri County Youth Festival Junior Strings 2022 Second Place, Bucks County Youth Concerto Competition 2022 Honorable Mention, Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute Ninth Annual Solo Competition 2023. She conducted several Newark Symphony Chamber Concerts, as well. Isaiah attended the Meadowmount School of Music, the Heifetz International Music Institute, the Harpa International Music Festival in Reykjavk, Iceland, and the Perlman Music Program. Applicants must submit un-edited (within any movement) MP3 files (bit rate of 320 kbps) sent via a Google Drive link (see online application form for more information). She attends Unionville High School, where she is in the top chamber choir, which has performed at venues and events such as Longwood Gardens and the Phillies baseball games. Gabriel has won many awards in competitions such as the MTNA Eastern Division Competition, MTNA Delaware Competition, American Protege, Betsy L Kent Youth Competition, and Delaware Concerto Competition for Young Musicians. SCO is the first online Competition that is dedicated entirely to String Musicians. 7. In 2018 she won First Prizes for Performance and Interpretation in the Prix Ravel chamber music competition in France, and as a winner of a Keston-Max Fellowship she studied and performed with the London Symphony Orchestra in 2022. The three finalists will perform popular and challenging concertos with the QYO. Conor McAvinue,viola/violin, is sixteen and a junior at Archmere Academy. Finalists will provide their own accompanists and copies of complete scores of their selections. Since 2007, the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra has sponsored a Youth Concerto Competition for the Southeastern Region of the United States. The Australian National Youth Concerto Competition was established by conductor John Curro and the Queensland Youth Orchestras in 1976 - to encourage the development of outstanding young Australian string players. Bethany Bobbs is a cellist at The Juilliard School, where she studies with Joel Krosnick and Astrid Schween. Nov. 15, 2022: All application materials are due. 4. Mendelssohn, Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op. Alison Hoffmanis a senior Music Education major at the University of Delaware. Sivani recently began studying the piano with Dr. Anna Kislitsyna. She has performed in flute and piccolo masterclasses with Amy Porter, Sarah Jackson, Katherine Hoover, Alice K. Dade, and Lois Herbine. 3. 85, IV, Joy Ni, Grade 9, Fort Mill, SC, violin Esme Arias Kim, first place winner 2022Korngold Violin Concerto in D major, Op. Along with her colleagues in the Abeo Quartet, Njioma participated in the Banff International String Quartet Competition, won First Prize and the Audience Favorite Prize in the Yellow Springs Chamber Music Competition for Emerging Professional Ensembles and was Silver Medal winner of the 2022 Chesapeake International Chamber Music Competition, all in 2022. In her free time, Sabine enjoys playing with her dog, Pompom. AYS will not provide one for you. Last summer she attended the Northern Lights Music Festival, where she won the concerto competition and soloed with the Northern Lights Orchestra, and Techne Music Camp. The Australian National Youth Concerto Competition was established by conductor John Curro and the Queensland Youth Orchestras in 1976 to encourage the development of outstanding young Australian string players. John Curro National Youth Concerto Competition. She is also a member of Nota Bene Winds, a woodwind quintet that performs throughout the state of Delaware. Based on the application materials, finalists will be selected and invited to Washington, D.C., to compete in a final round performance that is open to the public. Outside of music, Daniel enjoys reading, gardening, and playing soccer. He made his orchestral debut at age 12 with the Utah Symphony, and he subsequently had a second solo performance with the symphony in the fall of 2021. It was amazing how 15 of my peers and I had the opportunity to be able to rehearse and perform with orchestra in beautiful Ganz hall. In her pursuits as a flautist, Genna has fulfilled the positions of principal flute or piccolo in the UD Symphony Orchestra and the UD Wind Ensemble, of which she is presently principal. David currently participates in a trio as part of the Advanced Study Program of the Settlement Music School on full scholarship, preparing and performing contemporary works by Jennifer Higdon, David Ludwig, and Paul Schoenfield. 10. 47th John Curro National Youth Concerto Competition 2022. YoungArts is one of the only organizations in the U.S. that supports artists across 10 disciplines at all stages of development, beginning with the critical moment when they decide to pursue a life in the arts, and continuing throughout their careers. No other audio format will be allowed. She began studying the piano at age five and cello at age eight with Jennifer Stomberg. She was also a 2020 and 2021 recipient of the MSD Honor Award and Merit Scholarship, and winner of the Estella Hillersohn Frankel Violin Scholarship Competition. For questions regarding the Young Artists Competition, contact Rachael Cohen via email or call 312-294-3400. c) Violin, Viola & Cello - Two works of the applicants choosing; one from the 19th and one from the 20th/21st centuries. She attends Juilliard with a full-scholarship awarded by the Jerome L. Greene Fellowship. Also an avid composer, Ms. Campbells works have been performed by various notable artists such as members of the Philadelphia Orchestra who premiered herPiano Trio No. Described as a sensitive colorist and intelligent musician(New York Concert Review),she hasperformed at notable halls including Lincoln Center, the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, and the Musikhauset Aarhus in Denmark. 5. Music and/or orchestration are different than typical European tradition. Vienna, Austria. Her honors and achievements for cello include High Honors in the New Jersey Music Teachers Association Recital Auditions in 2012. All finalists must perform a minimum of one public recital in addition to their solo concerto performance. The musical selections were so beautiful, and again so timely., HHSO Overtures Fall 2022HHSO Overtures Spring 2022HHSO Overtures Winter 2021-2022HHSOOverturesFall 2021HHSOOverturesSummer 2021HHSOOverturesSpring 2021HHSOOverturesWinter 2021. Composer is of an underrepresented demographic, such as race, gender identity, non-European nationality, etc. Closing date: 15 Mar 2023. In her choral pursuits at the University of Delaware, she has been a member of University Singers, Schola Cantorum, and Chorale, of which she is presently a member. Three of Australias most outstanding young violinists performed popular concertos with the Queensland Youth Symphony conducted by Paul Dean. She has attended the Perlman Music Program and PMP Suncoast since 2017 where she studied with Clara Kim, Paul Katz, and Zvi Plesser. Betsy filled numerous roles during her many years associated with the Newark Symphony Orchestra and the Newark Symphony Chorus. In his free time, Zeke enjoys hiking with his family in the Wasatch Mountains, playing basketball and video games and spending time with friends. She has also been a member of the Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra (PYAO) and is currently a member of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO).