Kiarra Saito-Beckman, violin
Kiarra Saito-Beckman performed on Show 296, recorded in Washington, DC, on October 24, 2014.
Program bio from Show 296:
Kiarra Saito-Beckman (violin), 14, is from Bend, Oregon, where she attends Summit High School. She is a recipient of From the Top’s Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. Kiarra studies with Kathryn Lucktenberg of the University of Oregon School of Music and Jan Mark Sloman of the Meadowmount School of Music. She performs with the Central Oregon Symphony and the Summit High School Chamber Orchestra. In addition to the violin, she plays cello and piano. Outside of music, Kiarra enjoys reading, writing, running, watching sci-fi movies, camping, hiking, and playing scrabble with her mom.