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Yvonne Hsueh Yvonne Hsueh, a native of Los Angeles, received her early training at what is now called the Colburn School of Music and attended California State University at Northridge. During the summers, she attended Meadowmount School of Music, New York. Ms. Hsueh also studied at the University of Oregon where she received the Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in Violin Performance and Pedagogy. Ms. Hsueh is currently the concertmaster of the Newport Symphony, principal Second violin with the Oregon Mozart Players, and member of the Eugene Symphony. During the summers, she performs with the Ernest Bloch Music Festival as assistant concertmaster, the New Hampshire Music Festival, and the Sunriver Music Festival. She enjoys regularly performing as soloist, chamber musician and recitalist on modern violin as well as baroque violin. Yvonne has appeared as soloist with the Oregon Mozart Players, the Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra, Western Oregon Symphony, Newport Symphony, Lane Chamber Orchestra, Northwest Bach Ensemble, Pfaff Ensemble, Eugene Community Orchestra, and Simi Valley Orchestra. A founding member of the Western Sequoia Piano Trio, she is on the faculty at Western Oregon University and Lane Community College. She is often found as Acting Concertmaster of regional orchestras from the Rogue Valley to the Portland area. This 2009/2010 upcoming season she performs as soloist with the Salem Pops Orchestra, Oregon Coast Chamber Orchestra, Lane Chamber Orchestra, and Eastern Oregon Symphony, and will be performing chamber music, a recital and a masterclass in Canada. She is also a founding member of a new and exciting string quartet — Quartet Americano — dedicated to exploration, education, and fine performances of American music. In addition, she is an avid alpine skier and certified instructor. She also enjoys, cycling, going to the gym, running, swimming, hiking, and rafting. She performs on a violin made by Gregg Alf.