Tina is a 14-year-old Freshman at Carnegie Vanguard High School. This year will be Tina’s fourth year as a Virtuosi Member. She has been playing violin ever since she was 5 years of age, and currently studies under Mr. Henry Rubin. Tina has made Region 23 orchestra every year since 6th grade and has won numerous 1st awards during UIL Solo and Ensemble. Tina has performed with the Region 23 orchestra every year since 6th grade. She has also received superior ratings for each and every UIL solo and ensemble competitions she has taken part in. Besides violin, Tina has also gained many visual arts recognitions, including winning an Honorable Mention in the International Photography Contest: Our World. Outside of the arts, Tina dedicates herself to multiple charitable causes, including Camp MI-Way, a three-month-long volunteer program for the care of multi-impaired children.