Live! at  the Q...

In partnership with the SUSI Q, we present Rising Stars from the acclaimed Chamber Music | OC's Pre-College Program.

Free Zoom performance, 4:00 - 5:00 PM on the 4th Thursday of each month. 

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February 25th - Violinist, Matthew Yee and Violist Zara Amendt. They will play selected works by Bach, Paganini, Stamitz and Novacek.

Matthew Yee has performed as soloist in major venues across the country including Chicago Symphony Center, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, and Soka Performing Arts Center. He was a prizewinner at numerous competitions including the American String Teachers Association, John Walker Competition, and Redlands Bowl. Matthew served as Associate Concertmaster of the Orange County Youth Symphony, and has performed with other ensembles including the Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra, the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association.


Zara Amendt a freshman at Mater Dei High School, studies viola with Michelle Gasworth. In the past three years, she was in the Santiago Strings Youth Orchestra and served as the principal violist for multiple concerts. In her first year with Chamber Music | OC’s Pre-College Program, Zara is looking forward to participating in the upcoming master classes and immersing herself in her assigned chamber ensemble.