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2021 Senior Spotlight - Jessie Zimmermann

This Concerto Competition winner is moving to Music City! Today we spotlight Jessie Zimmermann.

Jessie Zimmermann is a Senior from El Paso County. A violinist with the Young Artists Orchestra since 2017, Jessie is a student of James Maurer. She is the winner of this season's YAO Concerto Competition Winner and a recipient of a YMF Award. Upon graduating, Jessie plans to attend Vanderbilt University, where she received a scholarship and will double-major in Violin Performance and Neuroscience.

When asked what DYAO meant to her, Jessie replied: "Coming from a small school, I did not have the opportunity to play in a full orchestra. The experiences that DYAO provided made the hour-long drives worth it. I am grateful for the organization's support which helped me build meaningful relationships with other musicians and gave me amazing musical opportunities."

Don't miss Jessie this weekend as a featured soloist in YAO's upcoming concert Musical Monuments being broadcast this Saturday, May 22nd, at 7 PM on Facebook and YouTube!

Our Impact This Year

  • Scholarships Awarded

    $20000

  • Volunteer Hours

    750

  • Dollars Raised

    $46000

  • Program Participants

    250

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