35. Grace Takeda photo_previewFrom North Vancouver, Canada, Grace began her music studies on the violin and received her Bachelor of Music from McGill University but at age 21, switched to the viola. She is a guest musician of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and was co-principal of all Juilliard ensembles. Her viola mentors have been Misha Amory and Andre Roy. She will further her studies at the Curtis Institute with Roberto Diaz and Hsin-Yun Huang in the Fall.