Meet our 2019-2020 Young Artists in Residence

Meghann Oglesby

August 27, 2019

We're happy to introduce you to our 2019-2020 Performance Today Young Artists in Residence series musicians. Read on to learn more about these exceptional young artists.

Max Opferkuch University of Southern California
Clarinetist Max Opferkuch recently won the winds/brass/percussion division of the USC Thornton concerto competition and he is a 2019 fellow of the Tanglewood Music Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

Jordan Bak The Juilliard School
Jamaican-American violist Jordan Bak is the first violist to debut as a Performance Today Young Artist. He is the 2019 winner of the John White Special Prize from the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition and is a member of the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players in New York City.

Geneva Lewis New England Conservatory
Originally from New Zealand, violinist Geneva Lewis has been a member of many prize-winning ensembles. As a soloist, she has performed with such orchestras as the Pasadena Symphony and the Diablo Symphony Orchestra.

Tristan Paradee Indiana University
Pianist Tristan Paradee recently debuted at Walt Disney Concert Hall and has been honored with the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, granted by National Public Radio's From the Top.

Aleksandra Kasman University of Michigan
Russian-American pianist, Aleksandra Kasman enjoys an international solo career and is a current Artist-in-Residence Fellow for PianoArts in Wisconsin.