April 2010 edition

Jerry Fuller, Devon Naftzger, Jesse McQuarters & David Schrader

This month, we’re featuring the winner of the Midwest Young Artists’ Early Music Competition, Devon Naftzger.

Devon began her musical studies on the violin when she was five years old. Her interests turned to the viola seven months ago and she began taking lessons this past summer at age 15. She currently studies viola with Desiree Ruhstrat at the Music Institute of Chicago. Devon enjoys participating in the Midwest Young Artist Symphony Orchestra, chamber program, and Early Music Academy. Devon looks forward to attending the Aspen Music Festival this upcoming summer.