Youth Symphony Artist Spotlight!

We’re pleased to present you with a spotlight on our wonderful student, Seth Thomas!

  • Seth started his classical music training at a young age and has advanced cognitive skills. He maintains straight A’s in his academic studies with a 4.3 average GPA.
  • He is Vice President of his National Honor Society.
  • He formed a music club at Williamsburg Academy, and lead weekly meetings with 30 regular attendees
  • He is president of Maestro John Mario’s music club.
  • He was asked to join the Temecula Valley’s Board and Executive Staff at a meeting with the Temecula Mayor and City Council, and delivered a speech on behalf of the Youth Symphony advocating for the City of Temecula’s Performance Arts Center project. The initiative passed on the evening of April 12, 2022.
  • 2019 – American Protege Concerto Competition, Carnegie Hall debut, New York
  • 2019 – Vienna Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition, 1st Place Winner
  • 2020 – Aris Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition, 2nd Place Winner
  • 2021 – Bonn Germany Piano & Strings Competition, 1st Place Winner
  • 2022 – American Protege Piano & Strings Competition, Carnegie Hall, New York, 2nd Place Winner
  • 2022 – Temecula Valley Youth Symphony Ambassador