Joe Schmitt

Instrument(s): Viola Joe studies music performance at WSU, and is expecting to complete his BM in May 2021. He is interested in expanding his craft through the art of pedagogy and will pursue music education as well while working on his master’s degree in performance. In high school, he performed for the Wichita Youth Symphony…

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Juan Mireles

Instrument(s): Cello Mexican cellist Juan Guillermo Mireles Morales is interested in bringing a better understanding and appreciation of arts and sciences to the general public. He has participated in masterclasses and festivals in Mexico, the US, Spain, Italy, and Germany. Juan previously played with the National Symphony of Mexico and is now playing with the…

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Tamara Cox

Instrument(s): Violin Tamara Cox is a passionate violinist who wishes to inspire people to appreciate music. Tamara has played violin for 10+ years and has performed with youth symphonies in the Kansas City area. She got the experience of performing on the Ireland Tour in 2016 with the Kansas City Youth Symphony. She received her…

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Sheaukang Hew

Instrument(s): Violin Sheaukang has a DMA from the University of Oklahoma in violin performance and ethnomusicology. She has an MM in Music History and her BM is in violin performance, also from OU. She teaches music at Butler Community College and regularly performs at church and in local jam sessions. While at OU, she played…

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