YAS Spotlight on John Fawcett
YAS 25TH ANNIVERSARY STUDENT SPOTLIGHT
John Fawcett is a violinist pursuing his Bachelor of Music degree at the Colburn Conservatory of Music, where he studies with Robert Lipsett. Since his solo orchestral debut at age nine, he has been a winner of multiple music competitions, and has performed as a soloist with the Central Oregon Symphony, Oregon Mozart Players, the Portland MetroArts Orchestra, the Sunriver Music Festival Orchestra, and Pink Martini.
He is a three-time Cascades Classical Music Foundation gold medalist, an OSAA solo violin champion, a National YoungArts winner, MTNA National Senior Strings Finalist, and a seven-time recipient of a Sunriver Music Festival Young Artist Scholarship. John performed in Carnegie Hall as a member of the New York String Orchestra, and was featured on NPR’s From the Top. He has attended the Meadowmount School of Music, the Heifetz International Music Institute, and the Aspen Music Festival. He also participates in Jumpstart, providing music education to underserved students.
Previously, John studied with Jan Mark Sloman and Kathryn Lucktenberg, and piano with Peter Brownlee.
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** Franz Ries - Perpetual Motion: https://youtu.be/xI3CBxCdozwz
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