Category: Profiles

Dr. John Downey

John Downey served as Director of Music Theory and Composition for Music For Youth/MYSO for more than 40 years, and was an important and beloved member of the

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Owne Xayboury, violist
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Owne Xayboury

Owne Xayboury is a junior at Rufus King International High School. He studies with violist Jackie Baker at the Falls Baptist Music School. Initially having started on violin,

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Cordelia Zahner, violinist
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Cordelia Zahner

Cordelia Zahner is an eighth grader at Wittenberg Academy, an online school. She loves history, reading, writing, and music. Cordelia has taken violin lessons from Lisa Kitzke since

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Max Letellier, composer
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Max Letellier

Max Letellier is a sophomore at New Berlin Eisenhower High School.  He began taking lessons on piano when he was five, and violin when he was ten. In

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Mia Traverse, alto saxophonist
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Mia Traverse

Mia Traverse is a senior at Sussex-Hamilton High School and has played in MYSO’s Wind Ensemble for three years. She has been playing alto saxophone, her primary instrument,

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Siddharth Nadkarni, composer
Profiles

Siddharth Nadkarni

Siddharth Nadkarni is a senior at Arrowhead High School. He began his musical career at age five with piano lessons, playing the cello at age eight, and music

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Armarion Julien, composer
Profiles

Armarion Julien

Armarion Julien is assistant principal viola of MYSO’s Senior Symphony. He is a junior at Pius XI Catholic High School and has been playing viola for seven years.

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Kevin Mi, cellist
Profiles

Kevin Mi

2021 MYSO String Orchestra Concerto Competition winner Kevin Mi, 9, is a third grader at Swallow School in Hartland. He has been studying the cello since the age

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