2024 Solo String Festival

Key to Change presented its 5th annual Solo String Festival for middle and high school violin and viola students, who live and attend school in South King County. Students competed in front of a panel of judges and participated in masterclasses and clinics with professional musicians. 

The winners of each competitive division and special prizes are:

Jessie Montgomery Competitive Division

Debut Competitive Division

Special Prizes

$100 Gift Certificates to Rafael Carrabba Violins

Grace Samayoa, Dara Onagoruwa, Leyna Le, Atalya Macharia, Natalie Anderson 

A pair of strings of strings, sponsored by Hammond Ashley Violins and Bischofberger Violins 

Mason Nguyen, Derek Nguyen, Devin Nguyen, Jake Lee, Tomas Gonzalez, Cherlanda Laguerre, Noe Vasquez, Jake Lee

Tuition scholarship to Chamber Music Guild Summer Camp

Daniel Elko, Malak Ali, Mason Nguyen, Justice Johnson

New shoulder rests

Isabella Madel, Anthony Roberts, Violet Southwick

Festival sponsors