2017 Artists

Anna

Anna Reider

Violinist

Anna Reider, violin, is first violinist of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and concert mistress of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra.

Helen

Helen Hwaya Kim

Violinist

Helen Hwaya Kim, violin, made her orchestral debut with the Calgary Philharmonic at the age of six, and has gone on to become a respected and sought-after artist.

Ashley

Ashley Sidon

Cellist, Artistic Director

Ashley Sandor Sidon, cello, is the Artistic Director of Zenith Chamber Music Festival and the Brigg’s Endowed Professor of Cello at Drake University.

Sheldon

Sheldon Person

Violist

Sheldon Person, viola, is a member of the Houston Symphony.

Tony

Anthony Kitai

Cellist

Anthony Kitai, cello, joined the Houston Symphony in 2001, serving as Acting Associate Principal Cellist from 2003-2005, and currently holds the third chair position.

Kelly Kuo

Pianist

Kelly Kuo, piano, was the recipient of a 2009 Solti Foundation U.S. Career Assistance Award for young conductors.