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Campus Philharmonia 

Saturday, May 18, 2024 - 3:00pm
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The Campus Philharmonia Orchestras presents a Spring Quarter concert. Featuring guest violinist Eden Pawlos, winner of the Key to Change Concerto Competition, performing Movement 1 of Bach’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor with the orchestra. Daren Weissfisch, Ryan Farris, and Mica Weiland conduct. 


Beethoven: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, op.43

J. S. Bach: Violin Concerto No.1, in A minor, BWV 1041 
Mvt I
Eden Pawlos, violin 
(Winner of the 2024 Key to Change concerto competition)

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Campus Philharmonia Section A

Flute & Piccolo
Elizabeth Niles
Hana Sugihara
Ella Thompson

Oboe & English Horn
Tressa Paulson
Katherine Dawson

Oskar Abian
Ramona Moon
Cameron Lee

Pascal Lovre
Isabelle Lavoie

Sydney Jackson
Dhruv Ashok
Nicole Bogner

McKenna Sweet
Felix Chao

Dion Archer-Roll
Emily Gay

Bass Trombone
Duncan Weiner

Johnathon Lopez

Jack Sanford

Olivia Wang
Delanie Montoya

First Violin
Scott Li
Cristina Kosilkina
Lucia Brady
Kate Tseng
Paige Monsod
Cora Taylor
Mia Kim
Thomas Welch
Scotia Oullette
Iska Popovic
Kohei Tamura
Baker Wong
Anthony McKeirnan
Andrew Gladnick
Wenjun (Angelina) Jiang
Andrea Yu
Lisel Shyam

Second Violin
Claire Li
Emma Lee Freeman
Snigdha Mahankali
Mikayla Nicole Samonte
Sage Jacobs
Eric Ye
Kyra Harding
Gabrielle Morris
Ellie Anderson
Kendra Del Rosario Arias
Danielle Wilson
Abigayle Cariño
Armand Meyer
Emily Chen
Fangzhou Xie
Karien Tadros
Tejaaswini Jayaprakash
Anirudh Kumar

Joseph Young
Owen Wong
Lucia Lin
Jolene Nguyen
Colin Watson
Shea Lee
Hibbah Khan
Imogen Rich
Keira Morrissey
Pranathi Ramesh
Aya Alayli
Ariel Lin
Laura Vonessen

Edward Qin
Ann-Marie Vo
Ping Wang
Abigail McClure
Ethan Hynes
Jasleen Kaur
Shannon Hamilton
Aubrianna Hohmann
Ziyu Xia
Remi Vernon
Melissa Lin
Juhee Kuk

Joseph Henry Esteban
Gracious Wyatt Draher 

Campus Philharmonia Section B

Flute & Piccolo
Johnathan Mikosz
Keila Uchimura

Jocelyn Kunze

Matthew Shell
Rohan Vokkarne
Neha Arunkumar

Eric Spradling
Eric Shankland

Kiyoshi Colon
Sam Nutt
Chinmay Murthy

Theo Llewelyn
Nico Masputra

Abigail Paul

Cole Henslee

Timpani & Percussion
Olivia Wang
Delanie Montoya

First Violin
Chelsea Xian
Claire Park
Renee Yeung
Steven Li
Simar Khanuja
Tanya Naveen
Nathan Yu
Naomi Kern
Rylan Ferron-Jones
Nicole Privat
Angela Wei
Alisa Coyne 
Elias Graham
Abigail Reed
Maia Nix
Sahiti Peddibhotla
Luna Jacobs
Jacob Berg 
Oliver Zeng
Klae Howard
Sandy Huang

Second Violin
Stephen White
Ara Zaratsyan
Allyssa Vandi
Cyndee Li
Tiffany Do
Narumi Umemoto
Lindsay Han
Shivani Kottantharayil
Imraa Omar
Kendra Stauffer
Kelly Perea Garnica
Hannah Ditto
Namrata Harish
Kate Lynn Kurosky
Allegra McAlpin
Laura Schubert
Lola Velush
Taylor Hu

Adriana Ching
Samantha Trinh
Dennise Aguilar Cano
Denby Frank
Adam Nixon
Henry Hess
Heidi Chang
Penelope Crichton 
Gabriel Lewis
Erik Petersen

Hazel Abrahamson-Amerine 
Anderson Yuan
Violet Monserate
Aurora Cong
Isobelle O’Reilly
Chanssen Pineda
Ella Gebers
Jenna Miller
Freya Salsbury
Seya Masalkar
Bardia Nasrulai
Sydney Koeppen
Miranda Nayak
Vivienne Wang

Wren Bui


Eden Pawlos

Eden Pawlos is an 11th grader at Kentridge High School. She is a student of Key to Change Studio, and first started learning the violin over Zoom during the pandemic three years ago. She is the first-place winner of the Jessie Montgomery Senior Division at their annual Solo String Festival. She has performed on Classical King FM’s Northwest Focus Live and Unmute The Voices radio shows and performed as a soloist with the Federal Way Symphony, Northwest Symphony Orchestra, and the Seattle Symphony. She has also performed for Dr. Jill Biden, the First Lady of the United States. 

Outside of playing the violin, she loves painting, spending time with her friends and family, and listening to and making music. After high school, Eden plans to attend a four-year university, where she hopes to study something, she loves. Eden studies the violin with Dr. Quinton Morris and Noah Geller. 

Key to Change

Key to Change empowers communities by working alongside students, teachers, parents, and guardians to build consensus, meet teacher needs, and create a holistic environment where students can flourish. Key to Change removes the barrier to entry for underserved students and students of color with an inclusive approach that helps build trust and connection. By offering excellent music instruction below the market rate, Key to Change extends the benefits of a classical music education to a new generation of young musicians.

Graduate Student Daren Weissfisch

Daren Weissfisch has conducted professional and student ensembles in the United States, Mexico, and Europe for over a decade. He is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Orchestral Conducting at the University of Washington under the tutelage of Dr. David Alexander Rahbee where he is the conductor of the Campus Philharmonia Orchestras, the assistant conductor of the University of Washington Symphony Orchestra, and conductor of the University of Washington Modern Music Ensemble and Opera Theater Works Orchestra. Daren was recently named House Conductor of the Tacoma Opera and he previously conducted the University of Washington’s opera production of Vinkensport by David T. Little and Joseph Haydn’s opera Philemon und BaucisDaren has also served as cover conductor for the Harmonia Orchestra Seattle and the Issaquah Philharmonic Orchestra. From 2013 to 2019 Daren was the Artistic Director of the Orquesta Sinfónica Esperanza Azteca Sinaloa, which is an El Sistema based youth orchestra and choir in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico. While in Mexico he was the assistant director for the 2016 production of Charles Gounod’s opera Romeo and Juliet with the Orquesta Sinfónica Sinaloa de las Artes under Sinaloense conductor Enrique Patrón de Rueda and the same year he collaborated with French guitarist Jean Bruno Dautaner to record the guitar concerto Tres en Raya by Spanish composer Antonio Ruíz Pipó under the AdLib MusicMX record label. In 2017 Daren conducted the Sinaloa premier of Horizontes, a work by Mexican composer Samuel Zyman, again with the Orquesta Sinfónica Sinaloa de las Artes, and for the 2017 Sinaloa Cultural Festival Daren founded the ensemble Sinaloa Players which presented Stravinsky’s masterpiece Histoire du Soldat in collaboration with renowned Mexican choreographer Mauricio Nava. Daren was a conducting student of Michael Jinbo at the Pierre Monteux Festival and School for several summers and he also studied with many notable conductors including Ludovic Morlot, Donald Schleicher, Kensho Watanabe, Lior Shambadal, Edward Cumming, Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Gábor Hollerung, Linus Lerner, Carlos Spierer, Sandro Gorli, Glen Adsit and Timothy Salzman among others.

Daren is also an oboist and was the second/assistant principal oboist of the Orquesta Sinfónica Sinaloa de las Artes in Sinaloa, Mexico from 2010-2019 as well as soloist playing oboe concertos by Mozart, Strauss and Bach. He is also a substitute player in the Seattle area with the Bainbridge Island Symphony Orchestra, Harmonia Orchestra Seattle and the Lake Union Civic Orchestra among others.

Graduate student Ryan Farris

Ryan D. Farris is an up-and-coming conductor and performer in the Pacific Northwest community. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in Orchestral Conducting at the University of Washington where he is the conductor of the Campus Philharmonia Orchestras and assistant conductor of the University of Washington Symphony Orchestra. Ryan has served as cover conductor for professional orchestras across the country, including the Auburn Symphony in Washington and the Boulder Philharmonic in Colorado. He has also served as an assistant conductor for the Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras and as a sectional conductor for Harmonia Seattle. Ryan was a proud student of the late maestro Michael Jinbo at the Pierre Monteux School and Music Festival in Maine for five summers. He has also studied with many notable conductors including Ludovic Morlot, David Rahbee, Gary Lewis, Nicholas Carthy, Donald Schleicher, Kensho Watanabe, Kirk Trevor, and Tiffany Lu.

Ryan has served as principal cellist with the Boulder Opera Company, Seattle Philharmonic Strings, and the University of Washington Symphony. He has appeared as a featured soloist with the South Pudget Sound College Orchestra, and regularly performs in chamber music groups across the region. Before moving to Seattle, he performed regularly with some of Colorado’s best orchestras, including the Boulder Philharmonic, Fort Collins Symphony, and Colorado MahlerFest. Ryan also performs on viola da gamba with the UW Baroque Ensemble and traditional Irish fiddle and pennywhistle with the acclaimed Seattle-based Celtic group Cavort.