Maya Paredes, piano
Maya is currently a freshman at CalArts. She studied piano with Jeff Lavner at Colburn. She is passionate about music education, cross-disciplinary artistic collaborations, and other forms of musical exploration and communication. Read a profile of Maya on the Colburn School’s website here.
Maya performs on the harpsichord on Salastina’s “Sounds Festive” program, December 14 and 15. She also performs Sakari’s piece written specifically for her on “Sounds Local” on April 6 and 7.
Emily Webster-Zuber, piano
Emily is a sophomore in high school, and studies piano at Colburn with Gideon Rubin. Last summer, she was invited to Concerto Fest Europa, where she performed a Mozart concerto in Slovakia and Austria. At Colburn, Emily has also studied chamber music, music theory, tap dancing, and choir. Emily is also interested in composition, and is participating in Sounds Promising as a composer as well. Along with her sister Kaitlin (below), Emily co-founded Musical Traces.
Emily performs alongside tenor Josh Wheeler on Salastina’s “Lost Love” program, February 10 and 11. She also performs her sister Kaitlin’s piece written specifically for her on “Sounds Local,” April 6 and 7.
Kaitlin Webster-Zuber, piano
Kaitlin is currently a freshman at UC Santa Barbara. Prior to arriving there, she studied with Gideon Rubin at the Colburn School. She studies composition privately with Ian Krouse (faculty, UCLA). With her sister Kaitlin, she participated in Concerto Fest Europa and co-founded Musical Traces. Kaitlin’s writing has been featured on the Wallis Annenberg Performing Arts Center’s website. She is also passionate about music education, and different ways of connecting communities through music. Like her sister Emily, she is also participating in Salastina’s Sounds Promising Young Composers Program.
Kaitlin performs alongside tenor Josh Wheeler on Salastina’s “Lost Love” program, February 10 and 11. She also performs her sister Emily’s piece written specifically for her on “Sounds Local,” April 6 and 7.