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Morgan O’Shaughnessey

Violist Morgan O’Shaughnessey is an active, diverse, high-energy young musician.  A curious performer of many passions and pursuits, his current 20-year musical background and training includes classical viola, Celtic and Quebecois fiddle, Renaissance viol, Chinese Arhu, traditional Scottish bagpipes, bluegrass banjo, bassoon, Brazilian Choros, American Jazz, electronica, computer music, pops-industry composition/arranging, Alexander Technique, and stringed […]

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Reina Inui

Reina Inui

Violinist, teacher, and producer, Reina Inui, is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music. She is from Los Angeles, where she studied with Robert Lipsett and Sheryl Staples at the Colburn School. Miss Inui won Grand Prize at the 1995 Los Angeles Music Center Spotlight Awards and Second Prize at the Los Angeles Philharmonic […]

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Ken Aiso

Ken Aiso is internationally recognized as one of today’s most musical and versatile violinists. His playing is praised not only for his singularly beautiful tone, but also for the unique atmosphere of intimacy he evokes as he draws in his audiences. As recitalist and chamber musician, Ken has performed widely in Europe, the US and […]

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Kelvin McKay-Hill

Kelvin McKay-Hill has been playing music for over 20 years. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Kelvin fuses his love of 60s and 70s rock, Soul, Blues, and R&B with his formalized training in classical music to produce unique textures that have been part of many projects during his career. Kelvin began playing violin at […]

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Charles Tyler

Charles Tyler is a rising cellist who has performed live on radio stations in Cleveland and Chicago and in concert venues around the world. He was named the winner of the 2006 Cleveland Institute of Music’s Concerto Competition, was the top prizewinner of the 2012 Osaka International Music Competition and was recently named winner of […]

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Isabel Escalante

A Venezuelan native, violinist Isabel Escalante started her musical career at El Conservatorio de Música de Carabobo in Valencia. In 2003, she was granted a full scholarship at the University of Southern Mississippi where she received her Bachelor’s degree with honors in violin performance. She has received numerous awards in several competitions including 3rd place […]

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Charles Tyler

Charles Tyler is a rising cellist who has performed live on radio stations in Cleveland and Chicago and in concert venues around the world. He was named the winner of the 2006 Cleveland Institute of Music’s Concerto Competition, was the top prizewinner of the 2012 Osaka International Music Competition and was recently named winner of […]

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Vanessa Hulme

VanNessa Hulme is anything but a typical opera singer. She has been hailed internationally and at home for her uniqueness and ability to sing all genres, from classical to musical theater, gospel to R&B. As a versatile stage actor, VanNessa has found herself performing both opera and musical theater and has performed over 150 lead […]

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Chan Ho Yun

Chan Ho Yun is currently on the faculties of The Colburn School of the Performing Arts and Claremont Graduate School. He is the Founder and Director of the Montecito International Music Festival. Dr. Yun was also the Founder and Executive Director of the Rainbow Music Academy, which was a non-profit organization that brought music to […]

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Henry Gronnier

Henry Gronnier, is a founding member and the First violinist of the Rossetti String Quartet. Early musical studies took place at the Conservatoire in his native town of Saint Quentin, France, where he was awarded the Premier Prix in both piano and violin. He attended the Conservatoire National de Region de Versailles, receiving the Gold […]

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