March 12, 2022, 7pm, at Rancho Campana High School 4235 Mar Vista Drive, Camarillo
March 13, 3pm at Ventura First United Methodist Church 1338 E. Santa Clara St, Ventura
$20 suggested donation. Cash/Check preferred. Vaccination record required
MEET OUR SOLOISTS!
Laura Liang is a senior at Foothill Technology High School. Since picking up violin at the age of eight, Laura has participated in a multitude of ensembles, including the CASMEC String Orchestra and Idyllwild Arts Symphony Orchestra. She has received first prizes in the VOCE Senior Instrumental Ensemble (Conejo-Valley Branch) and in the Charleston International Winter Music Competition. Along with private teaching, Laura has professionally worked with local musicians in her area. Additionally, Laura holds executive positions in her school’s journalism and Bioscience Academy programs. She ardently enjoys these roles and she embraces her strong passion for violin.
Terilyn Huang has been playing piano since she was four. She started playing with pianist Karen Corbett, the late Dr. Marion Weide and Dr. Jeong-Ah Ryu but has been studying with Sharon Kim since 2019. Terilyn has participated in the National Bach Festival for three years and has qualified for Nationals each year. Her biggest musical accomplishment besides playing with this orchestra was winning the Peter Yazbeck Scholarship in 2020. Terilyn is a junior at Camarillo High, and enjoys learning about environmental science and playing volleyball.
Randy Xu, a senior at Westlake High School, has been playing the bassoon for nearly 7 years. In marching band, Randy also plays the alto saxophone; at home, he enjoys playing the piano. He has served as a mentor in Redwood Middle School’s Boys and Girls Club Summer Camp, helping fellow musicians to improve and love music. Appearing as a bassoonist for the Ventura County Honor Band for two years as well as in the Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra, Randy has a strong devotion to the bassoon.
Noah Fang is ten years old in the 6th grade, and started playing piano at age four. For the past three years he has been studying with Mrs. Sharon Kim, performing regularly in piano competitions and programs, and has received the Bach Festival Baroque Award. His favorite mood of music is mysterious or lively, and he often plays piano duets and trios with his two younger sisters. In addition to piano, he enjoys reading, swimming, biking, skiing, basketball, drawing, and learning Mandarin and Spanish. He loves math and is currently taking college algebra.
David Kwon has been playing piano since he was six years old, having been under the tutelage of his instructor, Sharon Kim, for the whole duration of his 10 years of learning. He has received many awards and achievements for his piano performance from a young age. David’s most recent notable accomplishments include receiving the 1st prize in the Great Composers Competition of Eastern Europe Piano in 2021, 1st prize in the 2nd ProPiano International Competition, 3rd place in the Peter Yazbeck Scholarship Competition, 1st place in the National Federation Junior Festival in 2020, and 2nd place in the Southern California Junior Bach Festival Complete Works Audition in 2021. Additionally, he acts as the piano accompanist for his church’s morning choir every Sunday and partakes in musical community service events. Other than piano, David also plays clarinet and violin at national levels. He relishes music through playing all three of them, as they provide him with solace and a unique outlet of expression. Exterior to his musical training, David diligently pursues academic excellence as a student at Newbury Park High School. He is currently a junior and enjoys exploring new concepts in his IB Mathematics class, hanging out with his friends, playing video games, and serving his community.