Amelia Baker is a 16-year-old violist who started playing at the age of 10. She currently attends Klein Forest High School as a junior and is under the orchestral direction of Mamie Morlacci and Carlos Quiroz, with Carlos Lara as her private teacher. She has attended the AFA Summer Symphony Orchestra Camp, SHSU Summer Orchestra Camp, and others during various summers. She has been selected to play in the Region IX Sr. Philharmonic orchestra for 2019, as well as the Region IX Jr. Symphony and Jr. Philharmonic orchestras in previous years. She has also competed in Solo and Ensemble and made excellent ratings for solos at the district level, along with making excellent ratings for her ensemble at the district, region, and state level. When she’s not in orchestra, she is marching with her AFJROTC unit at school, managing the Criminal Justice Club, or studying crime scenes for her Forensic Science class.