Photo Gallery: Adrianna Svitak by Brett Love
Adrianna Svitak was born in Eugene, Oregon on December 16th, 1995. She started playing piano at the age of five and violin at the age of six.
Since then, she has played at events and competitions such as the Seattle Young Artists' Festival, the CWU Sonatina Festival, the Performing Arts Festival of the Eastside, for the Music Teachers' National Association (MTNA), at the Northwest Chopin Festival, and at the October Bach Festival. Among other awards, she won first place at the City of Covington Piano Competition and was concertmistress for the Redmond Junior High Honors Orchestra at the Junior All-State Violin Competition.
*All photos were taken by Brett Love, a Seattle-based photographer, and theatre enthusiast. He’s also a supporter of Hapa Mag on Patreon. Thanks, Brett!
You can find out more about Adrianna on her website.
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A photo gallery of musician Adrianna Svitak, taken by Patreon member Brett Love.
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