Hannah White, Violin Prodigy
Presented by Cedarburg Cultural Center
A student of the violin since age six, Hannah's accolades and honors
would be impressive for any adult musician, however Hannah is only 12
years old. The winner of the 2012 MYSO Senior Symphony Concerto Competition,
Hannah is entering her third year as a merit scholarship recipient and
member of the Music Institute of Chicago's (MIC) Academy Program for
gifted pre-college musicians conducted by Roland Vamos and James Setapan. Hannah has been the youngest member in the orchestra all three years.
Hannah was a member of Waukesha Area Youth Orchestra (WAYO) Sinfonettia
for three years and WAYO Chamber group for two years under the direction of
Timothy Cobb. Hannah has been a member of Milwaukee Youth Symphony
Orchestra (MYSO) String Orchestra West, Philharmonia, and Senior
Hannah's most recent accomplishments include placing second in the
Society of American Musicians Music Competition Primary Division in 2011, and
Second Place in the Junior Division in 2012. In December of 2011, Hannah
participated in the Midwest Young Artists and Walgreen's National Concerto
Competition and received First Prize as Category Winner and also received
Overall Winner in her division.
Hannah will be accompanied by her 13 and 15-year old brothers on the
piano. Jonah and Joshua White are accomplished, award-winning musicians in their own right.
Jonah White is 15 and has been playing the piano for seven years. Jonah
is currently studying at the Music Institute of Chicago with artist faculty
member Brenda Huang. In 2011, Jonah won a Gold Prize at the Northwest
Suburban Music Teachers Association and a Silver Prize at the Chicago
Area Music Teachers Association. In 2012, he received First Prize in the Frank
Stehlik's Musichorale Music Competition in Illinois.
Joshua White is age 13 and has been playing the piano for five years.
Joshua is currently studying with Music Institute of Chicago's artist
faculty member Brenda Huang. In 2011, he won the Silver Prize
at the Chicago Area Music Teachers Association, and in 2012, he received First
Place at the 32nd Annual Roberta Savler Piano Contest in Chicago.