Student Accomplishments

Wall of Fame

Timothy Paek

Boston, MA

Timothy is the cellist of the Meadowlark Piano Trio, and is an Artist Fellow in the Music for Food program. Mr. Paek also freelances and teaches in New England. He also teaches at the Community Music Center Boston and the Josiah Quincy Orchestra Program. Timothy has degrees from UNL, CIM and Carnegie Mellon

Madeline Fayette

Wading River, NY

Madeline is a core member of NYCP, performs with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Symphony in C, and Hudson Valley Chamber Orchestra. She has attended Yellow Barn, Sarasota, and Kneisel Hall. She has performed concertos with the Long Island Symphony, and holds degrees from the Juilliard School.

Jennifer Son

Tempe, AZ

Jennifer is pursuing a doctorate at ASU with Tom Landschoot, where she is in the Herberger String Quartet. She has performed in Canada, all over the U.S., South Korea, and in India, where she is planning to start a new cello program. She has participated in workshops with the St. Lawrence Quartet, Chiara Quartet, Banff Center, and the Cello Symposium in Sitka Alaska. Jennifer has degrees from the Chicago College of Performing Arts and CIM.

Sophia Potter

Sophia Potter, cello

Omaha, NE

Founder of the Rangbrook Ensemble, a professional string chamber music ensemble, Sophia is also the Director of Chamber Music for the Omaha Area Youth Orchestras and chair of the Artistic Selection Committee for Lincoln Friend's of Chamber Music. Ms. Potter has degrees from Oberlin and UNL.

Willie Braun

Seattle, WA

Cellist of the Skyros Quartet, Willie is featured on their album "Introspective Odyssey" on Navona Records. The group is alumni of the Aspen Festival Center for Advanced Quartet Studies, Sunflower Music Festival, and has toured China. Willie is co-artistic director of ECCHO in Seattle, and has taught cello at Edmonds Community College and Union College. Willie has degrees from ASU, UT Austin, and UNL where he received his doctorate. His document was "The Evolution of the Cello Endpin and Its Effect on Technique and Repertoire"

Anastasia Wilson

Omaha, NE

Asia is a senior in high school. She has won the Kearney Symphony Concerto Competition, and has performed a concerto with the Omaha Symphony. She plays in the Omaha Area Youth Orchestra. She played in masterclasses for Zuill Bailey and Amy Barston, and is attending the Quartet Program in 2018.

Sarah Tindall

Sarah Tindall, cellist

Telford, PA

Sarah is a junior in high school. She soloed with the Northern Neck Orchestra in Virginia, ane was a member of the South Dakota Youth Orchestra String Quartet for 2 seasons. She won the Orchestra Omaha Concerto competition in 2016, and received 2nd place at MTNA Midwest regionals in 2016. She is attending Bowdoin Summer Music Festival in 2018.