Meet The Team

Violin, Co-Founder

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Sam is a violinist in the Del Sol String Quartet, as a means of supporting his board game hobby.

Cynthia Sun

Piano, Co-Founder

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Cynthia is finishing her Master of Music degree in Piano Chamber Music at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She is currently creating a 5-star island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Cello, Co-Founder

Evan holds principal positions in four orchestras — Symphony Silicon Valley, Opera San Jose, San Jose Chamber Orchestra, and West Bay Opera.

Rebecca Benjamin

Violin

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Rebecca is a violinist pursuing post-graduate studies at the Yale School of Music. She is a member of the Munin Trio, performs in the Hartford Symphony and enjoys having the time to explore more of her favorite recipes.

James Blanchard

Flute

James is the principal flutist for the Des Moines Symphony and Opera San Jose. Considered a “Jack Of All Trades”, he excels in a variety of activities that he’s improved on dramatically during quarantine, like playing Nintendo Switch, perfectly recreating Bon Appetit recipes, and taking frequent naps.

Cello

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Nathan is currently Assistant Principal Cello of the Seattle Symphony. He made his musical debut at age three conducting the San Jose Chamber Orchestra!

Piano

Nathan is a pianist, composer, and improviser who thoroughly enjoys pursuing a doctorate degree at the Eastman School of Music and being the nerdiest musician he can be.

Cello

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Coleman is a concert cellist living in Manhattan, New York. 

He performs music new and old, on his own, and with others.

Cello

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Currently based in San Francisco, Christine's performances have taken her all over North America, France, Germany, Norway, and South Korea. She has been noted by the New York Times as a “clear delight.”

Tuba

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Jarrett is an multi-faceted tuba artist based in Chicago seeking to shine a spotlight on the value of the tuba as a solo instrument.

Trumpet

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Ansel was a prizewinner in the 2019 International Tchaikovsky Competition, and enjoys a career with the Naples Philharmonic in Florida.

Linda Numagami

Viola

I love to play viola!

Piano

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American pianist Chris Reynolds is a Doctoral Candidate at the Juilliard School, and is beginning his first season as music staff at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Viola

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Alexandra performs regularly in the Bay Area, at Piedmont Center for the Arts, Strings in Emeryville, and with the Benicia Chamber Players.

Maria van der Sloot

Violin

Maria is a violinist with the Calgary Philharmonic and Calgary Civic Symphony. Her COVID-19 projects include taking videos of her dog and screaming at future violinists over Zoom.

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