Olivia Owen

Olivia Owen, age 16, is a junior at Seven Lakes High School in Katy ISD. This is her second year playing the horn with Virtuosi of Houston. Connor Landers and Billie Wilbanks are her private lesson teachers. Currently, she performs with the Seven Lakes Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra under the direction of John Mays, Kyle Witty, and Desiree Overree. During her summers, Olivia has had the privilege of performing with chamber ensembles at Eastman School of Music and of Stacie Mickens at the University of North Texas (UNT). Olivia has had the pleasure of studying horn under the supervision of Maura Corvington (Eastman) and Stacie Mickens (UNT). From the very beginning, Olivia has consistently placed in top ensembles for local UIL region and AREA contests, earning a spot in February 2023 at TMEA All-State. When she is not playing her horn, Olivia volunteers for local organizations as a member of the National Honor Society at Seven Lakes and as a member of the National Charity League Lady Bird Chapter. In her free time, she enjoys playing the piano, spending time with her family, friends, and Labrador Retriever, Riley.