East Texas Youth Orchestra to feature violinist Chloe Trevor

Published on Thursday, 26 January 2017 11:30 - Written by DANNY MOGLE, danny@inmagtexas.com

East Texas Youth Orchestra will present violinist Chloe Trevor as a guest soloist when it performs Feb. 26 in Tyler, Jill Hardin, the orchestra’s executive director, announced.

“Quickly becoming one of the most talked about and sought after musical ambassadors to Generation Z, Chloé Trevor has combined her spirit for classical music and her passion for mentoring the youth of today to connect on a personal level with audiences in exciting and innovative ways,” according to statement released by Ms. Hardin.

The violinist uses performances, classes and social media to “spread a message of positivity and encouragement to tens of thousands of people on a daily basis,” according to the statement.

The daughter of professional violinist Heidi Trevor Itashiki and conductor Kirk Trevor, Ms. Trevor has been playing the violin since she was a young child. She studied at Cleveland Institute of Music and Rice University.

She has appeared as a soloist with several orchestras in the United States and abroad and has won music competitions.

East Texas Youth Orchestra’s free concert is set for 4 p.m. Feb. 26 at Caldwell Auditorium, 300 S. College Ave. Ms. Trevor will be featured in Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto No. 2.

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On Feb. 25, Ms. Trevor will also conduct a free master’s class for string musicians from 10 a.m. to noon at The University of Texas at Tyler’s Braithwaite Hall. w