National Federation of Music Clubs

Meadowmount thanks the National Federation of Music Clubs for this yearly scholarship awarded to outstanding Meadowmount students.

Hiro Yoshimura

Hiro Yoshimura began playing the violin at age of six. In summer 2019, Hiro attended Meadowmount School of Music where he studied with Mr. Kikuei Ikeda of Tokyo String Quartet. In summer 2018, Hiro attended the Music Academy of the West, MERIT program to study chamber music. In 2016-2019, Hiro was a member of the California Youth Symphony (CYS) where he was in the Senior Orchestra in 2019, and he is currently a violin member of San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra and a first violin of a string quartet at San Francisco Conservatory of Music Pre-college. Hiro has won prizes in numerous competitions in his age group, including: 1st place at the DVC/HNU Strings competition in 2020, 1st place at the KAMSA competition in 2020; 2nd place in USIMC in 2020. Hiro has publicly performed at various recitals, including competition winners’ and final concerts and at a South Bay Guitar Society charity concert. Hiro currently studies with Mr. William Barbini at SFCM pre-college and Ms. Tomomi Matsumoto. At Meadowmount he studies with Gerardo Ribeiro.

The following students received scholarships from sponsoring organizations. We are grateful to these organizations and individuals who support the arts.

Alabama School of Fine Arts
Diana Nazarenko

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Nilli Tayidi

Settlement Music School PA
Krystal Michoma

SC Federation of Music Clubs
Emma Joyce