Meet the 15-year-old who just won ‘the Olympics of the Violin’

The first notes that she started playing captured my heart. She’s very mature and has such vulnerability and is not afraid of revealing that, and you can feel that personal connection, that charisma. I think that is something special. She is not just a great violinist, but a real young artist.” - The Boston Globe (Angelo Xiang Yu) 
June 18, 2021

Violinist Keila Wakao, 15, inspires as guest soloist with Newton's New Philharmonia Orchestra

“To hear her at such a young age, to hear her playing this range of emotions in these pieces from “Schindler’s List” to “Carmen” in such a master way, this is inspiring." - Jorge Soto 
November 17, 2021