Gallia Kastner, violin
In 2015, Gallia shared first prize in the 2015 Cooper International Violin Competition!
Program Bio from Show 272:
Gallia Kastner (violin), 16, is from Arlington Heights, Illinois, where she attends the Music Institute of Chicago and studies under Almita and Roland Vamos. She is a recipient of From the TopÕs Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. This year, she won Montgomery Symphony OrchestraÕs Blount-Slawson Young Artist Competition. Outside of music, Gallia is very involved in her church youth group.