Fiona Fackrell, 10, born in Salt Lake City, Utah, began playing violin at 3yrs old. She currently studies with Ms. Yuri Cho. She was the youngest member of the Vista School for the Performing Arts Advanced and Chamber Orchestras, under the direction of Ms. Linda Ghidossi-Deluca and was selected to play with the Platinum String Ensemble. Fiona was a Southern Utah Performing Arts Festival Award Recipient in 2012 and 2014 and received superior ratings 5 consecutive years. She is also a Southern Utah Strings Festival Gold Cup Recipient. Fiona was selected for the Bryce Canyon Music Festival Honors Recital in 2015 and attended the Advanced Suzuki Institute at Stanford University. She performed as a soloist at the Utah State Capitol with her brother, Ian. Fiona is happy to be back for her second year with the LVYAO Academy. Fiona loves to sing, dance, read, play tennis and is a whiz at math.