Sergein Dimitri Yap, a native of Miami, Florida, currently studies viola with Lynne Ramsey. Sergein received his BM from CIM, where he studied with Jeffrey Irvine. Prior to returning to Cleveland, Sergein studied with Martha Katz at the New England Conservatory. In April of 2006, Sergein was invited to participate in the Moscow International Festival for Young Soloists where he made his solo debut with the Moscow State Symphony. A recipient of the Florida First Lady’s Arts Recognition Scholarship Award, Sergein was appointed as a Youth Arts Ambassador to Rome, Italy accompanying Columba Bush which included performances for the U.S. Ambassadors to the Vatican and Italy. Sergein has attended summer programs at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Eastern Music Festival, ENCORE School for Strings, the Heifetz International Music Institute, Kneisel Hall Chamber Music School, the Perlman Music Program, and the Sarasota Music Festival. Other teachers include Heidi Castleman, James Dunham, Thomas Riebl, Karen Ritscher, Masumi Rostad, Robert Vernon, Barbara Westphal, and Richard Fleischman at the New World School of the Arts. Sergein has worked with members of the Audubon, Brentano, Cavani, Cleveland, Concord, Daedalus, Juilliard, Mendelssohn, Miami, Orion, Pacifica and St. Lawrence string quartets. Sergein is the director of the Hudson Chamber Players.

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