Evelyn Chen, Violinist Born in Michigan in 2007, Evelyn Chen began studying the violin at age five with Maestro Volodymyr Shesiuk. Five years later in spring 2017, Evelyn took part in the Richester, MI Music Festival where she earned the highest score and received a special "Honor Diploma". She currently is a fifth grade student at the Amerman Elementary School in Northville, Michigan. Besides playing the violin, Evelyn is a budding composer. She also enjoys playing the piano, taking part in kids figure skating and playing games with her younger sister.