performers

Amaryn Olmeda

Amaryn Olmeda

Violinist Amaryn Olmeda has been dazzling audiences with her bold and expressive performances across California and internationally in Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic. Recent honors include First Prize and the Audience Choice Award at the 24th Annual Sphinx Competition, Juniors Division. Olmeda has also won First Prize in the Auburn Symphony Young Artists, Music in the Mountains, Classical Music Masters, Pacific Musical Society, Sacramento Youth Symphony Academic Orchestra Concerto Competitions, as well as First Prize at the 2017 Sacramento and 2018 California State ASTA Solo Competitions. Olmeda is a recipient of the Bach Award at the United States International Music Competition, and she was selected to give the McAllister Honors Recital at the Colburn School of Music. 

In 2020, she was featured as the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra’s Debut Artist at their New Year’s Concert Series in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Berkley, CA, which earned her a nomination for the San Francisco Classical Voice’s 2019-2020 Audience Choice Awards. Olmeda has also been a featured soloist with the Auburn Symphony, Music in the Mountains Orchestra, Merced Symphony, Solano Symphony, and Sacramento Youth Symphony Premier Orchestra. Olmeda is a Starling Foundation Scholarship recipient and pre-college student and at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where she studies violin with Ian Swensen. She also studies applied music theory with Hiro David in New York. In addition to her musical pursuits, Olmeda loves attending art classes, collecting American Girl Dolls, and gardening on her family’s hobby farm in Northern California.

Performances

Monday, July 18 | 11:00 AM
Bouchaine Young Artist Concert: Amaryn Olmeda

Northern California native and San Francisco Conservatory of Music student Amaryn Olmeda began playing the violin at four years old and made her performance debut at the age of six. She has since been wowing audiences across the United States and Europe with her bold and expressive performances.

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