Josephina Romero is a 21 year old, lifelong resident of Moapa Valley, Nevada. She began taking violin lessons in 4th grade and enjoyed working with past private instructors Walter White, Tianna Heppner Harjo, and James Harvey. Josephina commutes to Las Vegas for all her musical endeavors. She participated in the NMEA Honors Orchestra beginning in Middle school up to her Senior year, in addition to the NMEA All State Orchestra her senior year. Josephina participated in Solo and Ensemble each year between 6th grade through 12th grade. She joined LVYO in 7th grade and progressed through the ensembles to the Philharmonic. In her Junior year of High school, she joined the College of Southern Nevada Orchestra (CSN). She is currently a music major at CSN, works to pay her own tuition, is part of the Cliffrose String Quartet in Mesquite, Nevada, and is excited to perform and learn with the YAO Symphony.