Dominic is sixteen years old and has been taking violin lessons with Melissa Williams since 2017. Dominic also composes music, with several of his pieces having been performed. He is currently enrolled in Cathedral High School and will be entering tenth grade. This is Dominic’s second year with Virtuosi, before which he played with the Houston Youth Symphony for three years. Dominic has played in quartets and trios with AFA and currently plays with Opus 1 Chamber Music School and has attended the AFA Summer Music Festival and UT’s Texas Strings Festival. Dominic has played for several gala fundraising events and competed with Western Academy at the Moore’s School of Music Jazz Festival. Dominic has many hobbies and interests, including basketball, reading, chess, performing magic tricks, learning Latin and Spanish, and playing the piano and guitar.