Student and Alumni Stories

Danielle Braga (‘15) performed portions of "Gargoyles, Op. 29," "Papillons, Op. 2," "Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI: 52," and "Sonata No. 7 in B-flat major, Op. 83" as one of The Orange County Register's Top 10 Varsity Musicians.

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Caleb Empig (IM, ‘23) was accepted to Boston University’s Tanglewood Institute Young Artists Piano Program.

Yunah Chun (IM, ‘25) received first prize at the 2022 Pelican International Music Competition, competing on solo piano in the Open category.

Alyssa Snow (IM, ‘25) received first place at the Elite International Music Competition and was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Emma Ward (IM, ‘22) won first place in the San Diego Concerto Competition in the Winds division. She was selected to be a featured soloist in two concerts with the Mira Costa Symphony Orchestra playing “Concerto for Piccolo” and “Orchestra, Op. 50” by Lowell Liebermann.

UNDECIDED FUTURE was featured in an article by Orange Coast Magazine. Band members include: Cole Fredrick (IM, ‘16) on guitar, Matt Jarnagin (FTV, ‘15) on lead vocals, Hayden Lyskoski (IM, ‘16) on bass, Matisse Pasillas (FTV, ‘15) on drums, and Nick Stone (IM, ‘15) on keys.