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Meet the PSSS

Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings  

Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings (PSSS)

Irene Kroesen, music director


Sections listed aphabetically

Violin I

Brendan Chang
Ariana Chen
Minji Choi
Sarah Hong
Andrew Kao
Susan Kim
Matthew Ko
Jiyu Lee
Ivan Lu
Elena Miyamoto
Christine Nam
Hannah Schweiger
Chloe Woo
Katelyn Xu
Zhuoran Zhao

Violin II

Chelsea Chen
Claudia Cheng
KariAnne Chien
Jiwoo Chung
Ellie Guo
Sol Hwang
Tian (Shell) Jin
Heejae (Kayla) Kim
Sophia Kim
Sylvie Kim
Yuvin (Calvin) Kim
Audrey Lee
Minghao (Ben) Li
Ryan Mao
Ben Quil
Brian Rossi
Amelia Shiwota
Zihao (James) Zhou

 

Viola

Bentie Feng
Audrey Guo
Justin Hong
Tu (Torres) Hong
Ryan Lee
Ashley Liau
Irene Lu
Jasmine Shao
Joshua Tan
Peyton Tan
Ethan Wang
Shan Yu (Kelly) Yeh
Daniel Zhu
 

Cello

Chihyu (Joyce) Chang
Sabrina Chang
Justice Cheng
Declan Hu
Alex Hwang
Annie Jiang
Aiden Kim
Mattea Kim
Zachary Kim
Arianna Lai
Verena Lo
Yincheng (Thomas) Song
Sophia Wong
Nina Yoon

Double Bass

Kohana Baird
 

Piano/Harpsichord

Kyle Yeung

 

Staff

Mel Domingo
Santiago Strings Manager
Bridget Bow
Santiago Strings String Coach

Artistic Staff
  • Irene Kroesen, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings
  • Jacob Sustaita, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra and Assistant Conductor, Pacific Symphony
  • Gregory X. Whitmore, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble
  • Angela Woo, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Concert Band
  • Carl St.Clair, Artistic Advisor
Administrative Staff
  • Shawne Zarubica, Managing Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles
  • Nicole Kroesen, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Manager & PSYE Auditions Coordinator
  • Jared Brown, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Manager
  • Mel Domingo, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings Manager
  • Haiyang Wang, Pacific Symphony Youth Concert Band Manager
  • Bridget Bow, Santiago Strings String Coach
  • Danielle Liu, Youth Quartet Coordinator