Pianist Valerie Narumi, 16, of Yorba Linda, poses against a picture of her younger self at Yamaha Corp. - Music Education Division in Buena Park on Tuesday.
///ADDITIONAL INFO: VA.AoW.ValerieNarumi.1203 - 11/24/15 - PHOTO BY JOSHUA SUDOCK, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER - Pianist Valerie Narumi, 16, of Yorba Linda is The Orange County Register's OC VArsity Arts artist of the week. Narumi has been playing piano since she was 3.5-years-old, attends Valencia High School in Placentia and regularly plays with The pacific Symphony's Youth Symphony Orchestra. She'll travel with PSYSO to China this summer. She enjoys playing classical/Baroque music. Her favorite song to play is J.S. Bach's Goldberg-Variationen.
Picture made at Yamaha Corp. - Music Education Division in Buena Park, California on Tuesday November 24, 2015.
Congratulations to Valencia High School junior Valerie Narumi on being named the Orange County Register Varsity Arts “Artist of the Week.” Valerie, a pianist with the Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra, is one of this year’s 10 national Chopin Foundation of the United States scholarship winners.
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