"...It requires a beautiful sound, beautiful phrasing, a solid technical foundation. You must sing through the instrument. She does! It was child's play for her." - Ricardo Morales
Primary Clarinet Teachers
Ricardo Morales (1999 - 2007)
David Weber (2002 - 2003)
Selected Activities, Performances, and Awards
Activities: Attended Juilliard Pre-College and Mannes Preparatory School (scholarship performing seat). Participated in many ensembles, including as principal clarinet and member of the New York Youth Symphony for three years, the Stony Brook University Orchestra for two years, and the Clarinet Choir of the Korea National University of the Arts.
Awards: Named a Yamaha Young Performing Artist (the youngest ever), a C.W. Post Tilles Scholar at age 9, and winner of the Greenwich Village Orchestra and Oklahoma University Clarinet Symposium competitions.
Performances: Five solos with orchestras, including the Mozart Concerto at age 11 with the Rockland Symphony Orchestra. Others include performances with Lang Lang and Smash Mouth, numerous solo and chamber concerts, and organizing a "World Peace" event at Drexel University to perform "Jerusalem" with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Curtis Institute.