Lucas Velasquez

Lucas Velasquez is a 15-year-old sophomore at Cypress Ranch High School, under the direction of Elizabeth Ledford and Sarah Grant. This is his second season with Virtuosi of Houston. He has been playing the cello for 4 years, currently studying with Mrs. Wendy Butler of the Houston Ballet Orchestra. He has also played piano for 8 years. Lucas has participated in the 2017 Virtuosi of Houston summer workshop and was a member of Region 27 Symphony Orchestra for his 8th grade year. His hobbies include karting, playing games, and folding paper airplanes that resembles modern day jets.