The Kessler Academy


2021 Participants


violin

Brooklyn Wood (composer-in-residence, member of Sequoia String Quartet)

Caleb Chiu

Francisco Barradas (Associate Mentor)

Joseph Zheng

Kai Chow (member of Sequoia String Quartet)

Ken Hung

Kevin Cho

Mio Nakajo

Yubin Kim


viola

Davin Mar (member of Sequoia String Quartet)

Evren Yalcin

Maki Yamagata


cello

David Han (member of Sequoia String Quartet)

Julian Lee de Vita

Joseph Eggleston


bass

Kelsea Hopkins



2020 Participants


violin

Aidan Yu

Brooklyn Wood

Caleb Chiu

Clara Chisholm

Jessica Tovey

Jessica Tseng

Kai Chow

Natasha Hall

Shijin Kim


viola

Caroline Olsen

Davin Mar

Wennie Wei


cello

Isidora Nojkovic

Jennifer Lim


bass

Christine Yang

Kelsea Hopkins



2019 Participants


violin

Aliayta Foon-Dancoes*

Emily Earl*

Rachel Baek

Francisco Barradas

Brooklyn Wood

Mizuki Yaesawa

Jessica Tseng

Teodora Dimova


viola

Clara Loeb*

Caroline Olsen

Erin MacDonald


cello

Eliza Millett*

Sadie Malmberg

Nathan Kwok


bass

Naomie Champoux


*Echéa Quartet - Associate Mentors



2018 Participants


violin

Maia Siradze

Elana Cooper

Maxine Stenford

Majka Demcak

Boris Ulanowicz

Stefanie Schiffner


Viola

Yu-Hsin Chen

Katie Purcell

Angela Chen


Cello

Jennifer Lim

Seoyoon Selina Lee

Constantine Yannakoulias


Bass

Christine Yang


2017 Participants


violin

Aliayta Foon-Dancoes

Angela Cavadas (associate mentor)

Bruno Cavalca

Jasper Meiklejohn

Jessica Tovey

Jonathan Na

Kathryn Wiebe

Sharon Fong

Veronica Zupanic


viola

Christopher Redsell (associate mentor)

Jinyoung Ahn

Luci Barz


cello

Matthew McPhalen

Olivia Saurette

Peter Egger


bass

Alex Holliday

Christine Yang


2016 Participants


violin

Julianna Bouso

Bruno Cavalca

Katie Ho

Vincenzo Iormetti

Ingrid Malmberg

Andrew Park

Sarah Yang

Matthew Yep


viola

Sarah Kwok

Wennie Wei

Nicole Au Yeung


cello

Rosanna Butterfield

Matthew McPhalen

Shin-Jung Nam


bass

Evan Gratham

Yefeng Yin



2015 Participants

violin

Annabelle Kilham

Ayumi Yaesawa

Bruno Cavalca

Emily Young

Ingrid Malmberg

Kevin Ng

Majka Demčak

Sarah Yang

Simon Gidora

Sophie Grégoire-Mitha


viola

Calvin Yang

Nicole Au Yeung

Sarah Kwok


cello

Judy Lou

Matthew McPhalen

Min Jee D’Angelo


bass

Evan Gratham

Jesse Lu