Concert spotlights top local students

Young violinist Nathan Gendler will be part of a free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library at 12:30 p.m. March 30 in the library’s community room. Courtesy photo

CARMEL VALLEY — Exceptional young musicians will be featured at the free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library at 12:30 p.m. March 30 in the library’s community room, 3919 Townsgate Drive.The performers will include students of the California Institute of Music, including violinists Nathan Gendler, Harold Reeves, Annelle Gregory, Jasmine Wang, Kalvin Hibi, Hailey Schricker, and Shirley Wu, cellists Paul Maxwell and Megan Wu, and pianists Stephen Ai and Adrian Liu,

Stephen Ai has been playing piano for 10 years and is a junior at Canyon Crest Academy. He has won numerous competitions and was invited to perform with the San Diego Symphony in 2009 and the Los Angeles Bach Festival Orchestra in 2011. Meagan Wu, a junior at Canyon Crest Academy, is currently assistant principal cellist in the San Diego Youth Symphony and Philharmonia. Shirley Wu, a junior at Canyon Crest Academy, has is currently assistant principal violinist in the San Diego Youth Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonia.

Nathan Gendler, just 6 years old, began to play a 1/16-size violin at the age of 3 and will perform the Mendelssohn Concerto this June with the Westside Youth Orchestra. Annelle Gregory was Concertmaster of the San Diego Civic Youth Orchestra from 2009-2011. Adrian Liu began playing piano at the age of 5 and is a freshman at Escondido’s Dehesa Charter School. He debuted as a soloist with the San Diego Symphony in May 2012.

Harold Reeves is a student at Miramar College and has performed with many YouTube musicians. Haley Schricker is a sophomore at Scripps Ranch High School and has played in the San Diego Youth Symphony and San Diego Civic Youth Orchestra.

Jasmine Wang made her solo debut with the Civic Youth Orchestra in 2010 and is a junior at Westview High School.

For further information, call (858) 552-1668.

 

Share

Filed Under: News

Tags:

RSSComments (0)

Trackback URL

Leave a Reply




If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a Gravatar.