Student Profile: Meet Dylan

Dylan
Grade: 6th grade in the fall
Instrument: Violin
YSOECI program: Intermezzo
Number of years playing violin: 2
Also plays piano

How has practicing been going during quarantine?
He’s practicing every other day and taking private Zoom lessons.

Other hobbies or interests:
“I love to read, go on bike rides; I love interesting facts about nature and science.
I love to know how and why things are made.”

Other details you wish to share (favorite pieces or concerts):
“I have a 6 month old shihpoo named Bentley. I enjoy Symphony on the Green, and
I enjoy playing Star Wars music.”

Student Profile: Meet Gabriella

Gabriella
Grade: will be entering 7th grade in the fall
Instrument: Violin
YSOECI program: YSO
Number of years playing violin: 5
Hobbies: Roller skating and kite flying

Gabriella is continuing with her regular daily practice during quarantine, and says, “I like playing pieces from Vivaldi and the All State Concert in Fort Wayne 2020.” She was recently the Junior Instrumental Winner in the Muncie Junior Festival District Play-offs.

Student Profile: Meet Sami

Sami
Grade: will be entering 8th grade in the fall
Instrument: Violin
YSOECI program: YSO
Number of years playing violin: 4
Number of years in YSO: 2
Also plays the piano and has been doing so since she was age 6
Hobbies: Crafts and playing with her friends

Student Profile: Meet Caitlin

 

Caitlin
Grade: finishing 7th grade
Instrument: Violin & Viola
YSOECI program: YSO
Number of years playing violin: 7
Number of years playing viola: 1
Hobbies: Travel, reading, cooking, writing

Anything you’re looking forward to?
“I love TwoSet and can’t wait to see them live.”

How is practicing going during the quarantine?
“Practicing is going well and I still have lessons every week on both instruments.”

 

At the Opera Garnier in Paris