Soloists

Aaron Hauser, cello – October 2014


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Takumi Taguchi, violin – October 2014


Takumi Taguchi, age 13, is an 8th grader at Odle Middle School in Bellevue. He has been a student of Simon James of the Seattle Symphony and piano collaborator Hiro David at the Coleman Violin Studio, having previously studied with Mihoko Hirata. Takumi started violin studies at age 2 with the Suzuki Method in Tokyo, Japan. He won the 2011 and 2013 Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competitions, as well as the 2013 Suzuki World Convention Concerto Competition, which invited him to perform with a professional orchestra in Matsumoto, Japan. Takumi was a recipient of the 2013-14 David Tonkonogui Memorial Award by Music of Remembrance. He has performed in masterclasses for Gerardo Ribeiro, Brian Lewis, David Perry, Koji Toyoda, Kenji Kobayashi, Toby Appel, and Steve Harding. This past summer, Takumi attended the Meadowmount School of Music in upstate New York and studied violin and chamber ensemble with Gerardo Ribeiro and Walter Schwede, respectively. Besides music, Takumi enjoys karate and Japanese calligraphy.


Quinton Morris, violin – March 2015


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Natalya Ageyega, piano – May 2015


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