YAS Spotlight on Kiarra Saito-Beckman
YAS 25TH ANNIVERSARY STUDENT SPOTLIGHT
Vietnamese-American violinist KIARRA SAITO-BECKMAN has been a Sunriver Music Festival Young Artists Scholarship recipient since 2010. Ten years a YAS'er and it's been an honor sharing in her growth as a musician! Read on to learn more...
Currently pursuing her Master of Music degree at McGill University, she has performed extensively in the United States and abroad. Kiarra has appeared as a guest soloist with the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Arlington, Garland Symphony, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, the Coeur d’Alene Symphony Orchestra, and an orchestra composed of members of the Oregon Symphony and the Oregon Ballet Theater Orchestra. She has participated in numerous competitions, most notably as a quarterfinalist in the 2019 Sendai International Music Competition, a prizewinner in the 2017 Cooper International Violin Competition, and a semifinalist in the 2016 Stulberg International String Competition. Previously, she earned her Bachelor of Music at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
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