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Sophia Hamel

2024 Violin B

Sophia began her violin studies at the age of 5 and continues to study with Ms. Rose Reidmiller-Gowda.

She was a member of the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra for both the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 seasons.  Sophia has earned superiors at the National Federation of Music Clubs in 2022, 2023, and 2024.  She attended the Ascent International Music Festival in 2023 and returns in 2024.  Sophia has played in masterclasses with Christian Tetzlaff and William Herzog.

Some of her hobbies include playing the cello, going to Cincinnati Music Hall, and arranging music.  Outside of music: computer designing, writing, and hanging out with her sister.  Sophia will be a senior in the fall of 2024, and will start training for Suzuki Education when she turns 18.  She looks forward to pursuing music after high school.