Adlai E. Stevenson High School Chapter
Rosie Wang serves as Co-President of the Adlai E. Stevenson High School Chapter of Crescendo for a Cause. She is a third-year student at Adlai E. Stevenson High School. In addition to her role at Crescendo for a Cause, Rosie directs a volunteering program at the Friendship Village Senior Center where she organizes weekly music performances. She is also the Co-Founder of COVID Music Mentors, an organization that provides free online music mentorship to young talented instrumentalists across the U.S.
Rosie has played the flute for six years. She most recently won 1st place at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition, giving her the opportunity to solo with the CSO at Chicago Symphony Center. Rosie performed as a soloist with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, with the recording of her performance being featured on 98.7 WFMT’s Introductions program. She has been a member of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra’s top orchestra since ninth grade. She went on the 2019 Tour of the Baltics as the co-principal flutist of the CYSO. Rosie has placed five times at the Chicago Flute Club Student competition, twice at the Walgreens National Concerto Competition, twice at the Society of American Musicians Competition, and was a finalist in the 2019 CYSO Concerto Competition.
Gwyneth Graham serves as Co-President of the Adlai E. Stevenson High School Chapter of Crescendo for a Cause. She is a third-year student at Adlai E. Stevenson High School. She enjoys performing at local nursing homes in the Buffalo Grove and Wheeling areas and supporting the local Buffalo Grove Symphonic Band as a clarinetist. She also plays keyboard for the Jazz Ensemble at SHS. Gwyneth has played the clarinet since 5th grade, and volunteers teaching clarinet lessons to younger students. She is also an accomplished pianist, having won state level piano competitions for the past 10 years.