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Meet the PSYO

Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra

Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO)

Jacob Sustaita, music director


Sections listed alphabetically

Violin I

Rachel Kim, co-concertmaster
Sarah Liu, co-concertmaster
Jayden Yeung, co-concertmaster
Christian Byun
Jeremy Chae
Brian Chang
Jessica Hong
Annie Huang
Aidan Jang
Rubi Lee
Lyndsey Lipscomb
Xiaolu (Lulu) Liu
Yuqi (Miya) Liu
Michelle Lu
Justin K. Park
Lucy Woo
Kailey Yun
Hannah Zhao
 

Violin II

Kaden Choi, co-principal
Kevin Lu, co-principal
Evan Chan
Eva Chen
James Eastmond
Richard Feng
Gabriel Haraldson-Decker
Yuri Ishida
Eileen Lee
Jacob Liu
Rebecca Liu
Rebecca (Becky) Liu
Lucas Nguyen
Sabine Stern
Kaley Wong
Ke Yuan
 

Viola

Zara Amendt, co-principal
Sol Choi, co-principal
Taek (Chris) Lee, co-principal
Deul Choi
Jayden Chao
Jarrett Huang
Brandon Lee
Candice Lu
Ryan Men
Talia Nguyen
Peter Tan
Jiacheng (Johnny) Xi
Seawoo (Andy) Yoo

Cello

Tiana Lin, principal
Kyle Hwang
Madeleine Kim
Natalie Kwok
Amy Lantz
James Leehealey
Chloe Lim
Caden McCarthy
Amy Palm
Chloe Tjangnaka
Josephine Velez
Charles Yang
Jiin Yun
 

Double Bass

Ina (Kathy) Chun, principal
Soleil De Jesus
David Gima
Zheng (Paul) Gong
Liam Ramos 
Raymond Tsukada
 

Flute

Amanda Lee, principal
Heather Kim
Joelle Kim
Junhee (Ita) Lee
 

Oboe

Kennedy Leehealey, principal
Jonathan Kang
Hannah Cho
 

Clarinet

Aaron Chang, principal
Soojong (Peter) Ha
Siyeon (Esther) Kim
Isaac Yoon
 

Bassoon

Lordsen John Quiambao, principal
Shihoon (Kevin) Bae
Rupin Nagireddy
Brandon Wong
 

French Horn

Joseph Oberholzer, principal
Brook Hill
Wonu Park
Ryan Vickrey
 

Trumpet

Sharon Chen, principal
Andrew Lim
Joshua Tian
Evan Trostler
 

Tenor Trombone

Leo Sui, principal
Madison Berchtold
Wendy Ostasweski
 

Bass Trombone

Andrew Green, principal
 

Tuba

Alan Lu, principal
 

Percussion

Joshua Qin, principal
Michael Berkowick
Christopher Gaw-Gonzalo
Dorina Lin
 

Piano

Kristine Lu, principal
 

Harp

Calene Lee, principal



 

Staff

Jared Brown
Youth Orchestra Manager

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