Jaimee Cao, violin

Age: 17 
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, California
School: University of Southern California
Number of Years in AYS: 1

How did you pick your instrument? 
I heard a violin studio recital in my neighborhood when I was very young, and I was inspired to play the violin.

What is your favorite aspect of being a classical musician? 
My favorite part is working with others who are as passionate about classical music as I am.

What do you hope to provide your audience with through your music? 
I hope to provide my audience a chance to experience great classical music that they might not have experienced otherwise.