Young Steinway Concert: Samuel Lam, Piano, and Simon Updegraff, Cello

Sunday, November 6, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Petty Auditorium

Our concerts feature talented young classical musicians. Today, hear pianist Samuel Lam and cellist Simon Updegraff.

A senior at Libertyville High School, Samuel Lam studies piano with Soo Young Lee. He recently received honorable mention in the Beethoven with a View Festival. Samuel also enjoys participating on his high school math team, and playing and watching basketball.

Cellist Simon Updegraff is a sophomore at New Trier High School. He studies cello with Avi Friedlander and is a member of the Academy at the Music Institute of Chicago. He recently performed in the 2022 Music Institute of Chicago Families in Concert fundraising event, and he enjoys math, gaming, and tennis.