Evan Zhang (2023)
Computer Science | UT-Austin
Evan Zhang has been learning clarinet/bass clarinet from Dr. Winnie Fan for 7 years. He has earned multiple awards spanning from TMEA All-State to UIL Texas State Solo and Ensemble Division 1. Evan was first introduced to the bass clarinet in his last year in middle school and since then, he has always enjoyed it. He is also the recipient of 2023 John Philip Sousa Band Award from Cinco Ranch High School.
Outside of school, Evan loves to perform voluntarily at retirement homes. He enjoys working with others and bringing joy to the community through music. He has had many hobbies and has recently taken interest in software development after seeing many technological advancements.
Evan graduated from Cinco Ranch High School this year and will be majoring in computer science at The University of Texas at Austin.
Fiona Condron (2023)
Phycology and Pre-Medicine | UT-Austin
Fiona Condron is a senior at Kinder HSPVA for the clarinet who has over ten years of experience with music. She has competed in TMEA competitions with the clarinet for six years and has earned third chair in the All-Region orchestra, and qualified for the All-State level. For the past five years she has also earned gold medals in solo and ensemble competitions.
Fiona has studied under Dr. Winnie Fan for the past 5 years, and she is extremely grateful for her guidance. Music has always been a comfort to Fiona, whether it be listening to it or playing it. Along with the clarinet, she also plays piano and dances multiple times a week.
In her free time, Fiona enjoys doing unique makeup, crocheting, or spending time with her two cats. She will major in psychology and pursue a pre-medicine route. To continue her music career, she hopes to perform in college music ensembles.