Violin, David Kim Masterclass
Cassandra (Cassie) May, age fifteen, is a sophomore at The Harker School. She began violin lessons when she turned four and has been studying with Patricia Burnham for the past eight years. Cassie really enjoys performing, as a soloist and in ensembles large and small. Besides collaborating with friends and family and participating in summer chamber programs and music festivals, Cassie spent two seasons with the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra and is currently in her sixth consecutive season with Golden State Youth Orchestra (GSYO). For the past 2 seasons, she has served as concertmaster of the Senior Symphony. Cassie has performed at the Junior Bach Festival, soloed with the Palo Alto Philharmonic, showcased in the Bowdoin Festival, and is a four time winner of GSYO's annual concerto competition. When she's not playing the violin or in remote classes, she is playing soccer, doing crafts, and has discovered that she enjoys mentoring other musicians.