Mika Inoue, 14, began playing the violin at the age of 6. She is an active member of the DC Youth Orchestra and Young Virtuosi Chamber music group. A member of the WMPI program in DC, she also participates in chamber groups with the Levine School of Music. Last summer she studied with Rebecca Henry at the Heifetz Summer Institute and participated in the DCYOP orchestra trip to Spain. She is interested in pursuing chamber music.