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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.

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Emily Webster-Zuber, piano

Emily is a sophomore in high school. She studied piano at Colburn with Jee Sung Kang for nine years, and is currently a student of Robert Ward. Last summer, she was invited to Concerto Fest Europa, where she performed the Mozart two piano concerto in Slovakia and Austria with her sister Kaitlin (below). 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. Alongside Kaitlin, Emily co-founded the organization Musical Traces.

Emily performs alongside tenor Josh Wheeler on Salastina’s “Lost Love” program, February 9 and 10. She also performs her sister Kaitlin’s piece written specifically for her on “Sounds Local,” April 6 and 7.

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Kaitlin Webster-Zuber, piano

Kaitlin is currently a freshman at UC Santa Barbara, studying under Dr. Charles Asche. Prior to arriving there, she studied with Jee Sung Kang at the Colburn School. She studies composition privately with Ian Krouse (faculty, UCLA). She and her sister Emily co-founded Musical Traces. Kaitlin’s writing has been featured on the Wallis Annenberg Performing Arts Center’s website. Emily and Kaitlin performed the Mozart double concerto in Bratislava (Summer 2018). Kaitlin 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 9 and 10. She also performs her sister Emily’s piece written specifically for her on “Sounds Local,” April 6 and 7.