Calvin Jin, 14, a sophomore at St. Vincent High School was chosen as the winner of the Napa Valley Youth Symphony‘s concerto competition. His prize is the opportunity to perform a concert at the symphony’s Red Gala on May 17 at the Lincoln Theater in Yountville. A resident of Sonoma, Jin plays violin and will perform Scene de Ballet by Charles August de Beriot, a piece he said he’s been perfecting for the past 10 months. In June, Jin will travel with the Napa Valley Youth Symphony to New York City where the orchestra will perform at Carnegie Hall and at the Band Shell
in Central Park, as well as spend a day with the New York Philharmonic.