Alison Brody - Attorney, Yale University
Peyton Chapman - Principal, Lincoln High School
Wesley Shin - Chair, Zoe Hospital in Malawi, Africa
Elliot Shin // Founder
Elliot is a Senior at Lincoln High School and studies the oboe with the Oregon Symphony assistant principal Ms. Karen Wagner. He volunteers as a clarinet assistant instructor at Bravo Youth Orchestra, which follows the El Sistema, providing a free music program for students at Cesar Chavez Elementary School. Elliot is looking forward to working with students of refugees and especially excited to teach and share Iraqi folk songs. His favorite composer is Kenji Bunch. He also started a local chapter for LiNK, Liberty in North Korea, which is a nonprofit organization that helps North Koreans escape and start better lives. Currently, Elliot is working together with his brother, Wesley to build a Medical Center in Lilongwe, Malawi which is projected to finish in the fall of 2020. In his free time, Elliot likes spending time backpacking, hiking, and fishing.
Lauren yoon // piano
Lauren Yoon is currently in her fourth year at Peabody Institute of John's Hopkins University, majoring in Piano Performance. Her favorite composer is Chopin. With music, she wants to heal heartaches and touch lost souls. Lauren and her two sisters, Taylor & Ashley Yoon, have been performing together as the Yoon Trio giving benefit concerts since they were in elementary school.
Wesley shin // clarinet
Wesley Shin is the board chair of OLIVENBAUM. He is a senior at Harvard College and plays in the Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra. Currently, he is leading a project to build ZOE Medical Center in Lilongwe, Malawi. His favorite composers are Brahms and Tchaikovsky, but he also loves the Beatles and Pink Martini.
Aaron green // violin
Aaron Green is in his second year at Stanford University. He has been playing the violin at the age of eight. He is currently a member of Stanford University Orchestra. His favorite composer is Chopin. He believes that the music is about expressing a composer's genius and a performer's emotions.
rachel oh // cello
Rachel Oh is a sophomore at University of Portland. She has been playing her cello for 7 years. Her favorite composer is Rachmaninoff. Apart from playing cello, she enjoys singing, painting and hanging out with friends.
ELLIE CHANG // VIOLA
Ellie Chang is a 18-year-old sophomore at Princeton University. Ellie began violin when she was 4 years old and started viola three years ago. Her favorite composer is Camille Saint-Saëns. Outside of music, Ellie does ballet, debate, and robotics. In her free time, she enjoys reading and hanging out with friends.
symphony koss // violin
Symphony Koss is a 20-year-old freshman at Stanford University. She began studying violin at the age of 3. Her favorite composer is Tchaikovsky. In her free time, she loves to read, run, bake, venture in Portland and paint.
CATHERINE YOUN // PIANO
Catherine Youn is a sophomore at NYU Steinhardt. Her favorite composer is Liszt and her favorite piece is Totentanz. She loves Liszt because his music can be beautiful and peaceful but suddenly become lively and exciting. She also loves to make ceramic projects out of clay!.
DAVID HAN // VIOLA
David Han is a sophomore attending the University of Portland. Since he has moved around quite often, the only eternal companion he had was music in which he felt hope and beauty no matter where he was. His favorite composers are Ravel and Rachmaninoff.