Yuwa Roten is a 19 year old violinist from Jefferson, NC, who currently studies with Olga Dubossarskaya Kaler at the Cleveland Institute of Music. She is an active member of CIM’s Black Student Union, and performs for BSU concerts and recitals. Yuwa is also on CIM’s student government executive board.
Yuwa grew up in Palos Verdes Estates, California. During high school in North Carolina, Yuwa joined the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra at the Appalachian State University. In the summer of 2020, Yuwa co-founded the Boone Chamber Ensemble, a community chamber orchestra, where she served as concertmaster and co-director.