Sara E. Conner is a 17 year old senior at Cypress Woods High School, where she is Concert Master of the Chamber Orchestra, directed by Dr. Kristin Isaacson. This is her fourth season as a member of Virtuosi of Houston. She began playing violin at the age of 10, studying under Ms. Caroline Ewan. As a Virtuosi of Houston member, she has played with the University of Chichester at the historic Chichester Cathedral in England, featuring The Planets, composed by Gustav Holst; played at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., honoring Senator Orin Hatch; encouraged young musicians with the Touch of Music program and was active in numerous chamber music events. Sara played at the Clazz International Music Festival in Arcidosso, Italy, studied at David Kim Orchestral Institute, Baylor University Summer Music Camp and Texas All-State Strings Music Camp. Sara also plays the piano, is active in her church and enjoys volunteering at various opportunities within her community.