Chitra Banarjee (right), 8 years old, attends the University School in Broward County and has been playing her violin for four years. She started her studies at the Suzuki Music Academy and now studies privately with Dr. Lisa Walker. Chitra is a member of the Symphonia Strings at the South Florida Youth Symphony and is also a student of classical Eastern Indian dance.
Elizabeth Shin, age 9, began her violin studies at age 5 with Violins in Motions and now studies with Dr. Lisa Walker. Elizabeth attends Indian Trace Elementary in Weston and enjoys playing the piano, singing, reading, and drawing. This is Elizabeth's first year with the Symphonia Strings of the South Florida Youth Symphony and she was recently promoted to Concertmaster in January 2008.