Meena Pak, age 15, is a sophomore at Memorial High School. This is her third year with Virtuosi of Houston but her first as a violist. She began playing violin at age 5 in the Forestwood Fiddler Suzuki Method program under Padua Canty (2012-2017). She participated with the Houston Youth Symphony and AFA summer festivals in 2016-2018. She studied violin under Hannah Watson (2017-2021) and viola under Meagan Saavedra and Bethany Prindle at Memorial Middle school. She is currently a member of the Sinfonia Orchestra at Memorial High school under the direction of Danielle Prontka and Matthew Chen. Recently, she has fully transitioned and committed to the viola and studies under Laura Cividino at Tallwood’s Academy of Fine Arts Program. Outside of orchestra she enjoys watching Netflix, musicals, listening to Taylor Swift, hanging out with friends, going out to eat and traveling with her family.