The PYO prides itself on being a college preparatory opportunity for our young leaders and musicians. We congratulate the families and the students who graduate this year. You have been a tremendous asset to the organization and the entire administrative and program staff, as well as the trustees of the organization wish you continued success in all your endeavors.


James Ashbrook, horn
Temple University

Saagar Asnani, viola
University of Pennsylvania

Keoni Bolding, violin
McDuffie Center for Strings / Mercer University

Joseph Burke, viola
Bard Conservatory

Albert Chang, violin
New York University

Zachary Cohen, viola
Ithaca College School of Music

Maria Dell’Orefice, violin
Baylor University

Noah Diggs, violoncello
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music

Nova Friedman, double bass
Temple University

Andrew Ge, violoncello
Princeton University

Andrew Guo, violin
Washington University in St. Louis

Puneeth Guruprasad, viola
Georgia Institute of Technology

Atamosi Hagins, horn
Penn State University

Daniel Jang, violin
Vanderbilt University

Charlie Johnson, trombone
Darthmouth College

Vilme Joselin, violin
SUNY Purchase

Eunice Ju, violoncello
Cornell University

David Kim, clarinet
Princeton University

Markus Lang, double bass
Temple University

Joan Lee, harp
University of Virginia

Delia Li, oboe
Duke University

Anne Lin, violoncello
Boston University

Nathan Lowman, violin
Vanderbilt University

Andrew Magnus, viola
Vanderbilt University

Tristan Maidment, violin
Case Western Reserve University

James McAloon, Jr., trumpet
Hartt School of Music

Andrew Michie, viola
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Elizabeth Morgan, violin
Johns Hopkins University

Richard Ni, violoncello
Penn State University at University Park

Bennett Norris, double bass
Manhattan School of Music

Byron Pondextor, violin
Temple Unviersity

Chad Porreca, violoncello
Penn State Univeristy

Tanavi Prabhu, oboe
Oberlin Conservatory

Joshua Roberts, oboe

Marius Sander, violin
University of Delaware

Shannon Sheu, violin
University of Chicago

Maggy Simon, violin
West Chester University

Asher Wulfman, violin
Oberlin Conservatory

Inez Yu, viola

Ethan Zhao, violin
University of Pennsylvania



Kevin Do, violin
Temple University



Donnie Jackson, trumpet
University of Delaware

Erica Lipton, tuba
Temple Unversity

Martina Smith, horn
Temple University

John Wagner, trumpet
Peabody Conservatory

Di Yue, trumpet
Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music