STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Amanda Brin
Faculty at SUNY Adirondack and College of St. Rose
Member of the Hyperion String Quartet
Bronze Medal Winner of the 2006 Fischoff Natioanl Chamber Music Competition

Rachel Englander
Contracts with LA Philharmonic and San Diego Symphony
Former member of the Hyperion String Quartet
Bronze Medal Winner of the 2006 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition

Sarah Nematellah
Member of the Cecilia Quartet
Artist-in-Residence at McGill University, Montreal
Winner of the 2008 Osaka International Chamber Music Festival, Japan

Min Jeong Koh
Member of the Cecilia Quartet
Artist-in-Residence at McGill University, Montreal
Winner of the 2008 Osaka International Chamber Music Festival, Japan

Amy Wang
Third Prize winner in the 2016 ENKOR International Violin Competition
Finalist in the San Antonio Young Artist Concerto Competition
Teaching assistant in the College of Music, University of North Texas

Yalira Machado Montejo
Associate Concertmaster with Midland-Odessa Symphony & Chorale
Principal Second Violin with Lima Symphony
Section Violin with Canton Symphony Orchestra
Graduate Certificate at Cleveland Institute of Music

Emily Herdeman Kelly
Former member with Houston Symphony
Faculty at Carnegie Mellon University - Preparatory Division
Section member First Violin with Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra

Salma Bachar
Concertmaster of the Texas Baroque Ensemble, San Antonio

Kristopher Apple
Adjunct faculty at San Diego State University

Raul Mendoza
Full time position with the Orchestra de Baja California, Mexico

Christina Zankiz
Contracts with Orquesta Sinfonia de Santa Cruz and Orquesta Nactional de Bolivia, La Paz
Fulbright recipient

Ai-Wei Chang
Tenured section position with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra
Contracts with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic for the 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 seasons

Rhea Edelman
Full time faculty member at Suzuki Music Institute of Dallas
Faculty member at Encore/Coda Festival
Contract with Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra
Substitute contract with Abilene Philharmonic, Midland and Plano Symphonies

Mia Detwiler
Adjunct Professor of Strings at Tarleton State University
Teaching assistant in the College of Music,  University of North Texas

Ashton Fineout
Winner of the Boyer Music Competition at the Bay View Music Festival
Soloist with the Bay View Music Festival Orchestra
Accepted into Stony Brook University for a Master in Music
Full ride to pursue an Artist Diploma at Texas Christian University

Shan Jiang
Accepted into the Performer Diploma at Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington

Kimberly Durflinger
Accepted into the BM in Performance at Eastman School of Music and Boston New England Conservatory

Karim Ayala Pool
Concertmaster of the 2016 Round Top Music Festival Orchestra