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10-year-old Loomis resident to perform with Auburn Symphony at Mondavi

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The Auburn Symphony, now in its 31st season, will perform at the Mondavi Center at 3 p.m. on Jan. 20. This Masterworks concert will be conducted by Maestro Peter Jaffe, now in his seventh season with the Auburn Symphony.

The curtain will rise with high spirits and giddy energy featuring the “Prelude to Act III” of Lohengrin by Wagner. Next will be the “Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, op. 26” by Bruch with young soloist Amaryn Olmeda.

The legendary “Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, op. 100” by Prokofiev will to the conclude the performance. Written near the end of WWII, this piece is a hymn to humanity’s mighty powers and noble spirit.

Amaryn, a 10-year-old prodigy and winner of the Auburn Symphony 2017 Young Artist Competition, began playing the violin at age 4, and made her debut performance at the Colorado Suzuki Strings Institute in Beaver Colorado at age 6. Since then, Amaryn has been a soloist with the Merced Symphony, Auburn Symphony, Music in the Mountains Orchestra, MIM Youth Orchestra, Sacramento Youth Symphony Academic Orchestra and with the Sacramento Youth Symphony Premier Orchestra on their European Performance Tour of Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary. She has won numerous competitions in the Sacramento and Bay Areas, and studies with Fabiola Kim at the Colburn School of Music in Los Angeles. Amaryn currently lives with her family on their hobby farm in Loomis.

To buy tickets, call 530-754-2787 or go to tickets.mondaviarts.org.