Yvette Kraft

Yvette Kraft

Violin

Yvette Kraft debuted with the Spokane Symphony at the age of eleven. Since then she has won multiple concerto competitions in Washington, Idaho, and Michigan. She has performed as a soloist with the Spokane Symphony, Spokane Youth Symphony, Interlochen Intermediate Orchestra, Seattle’s Philharmonia Northwest Orchestra, the Washington/Idaho Symphony and now with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. She has performed at master classes with Noah Bendix-Balgley, Augustin Hadelich, Josef Špaček, and Vadim Gluzman, to name a few. She is a 2019 Seattle Young Artist Music Festival Gold Medalist, and a 2019/20 MTNA Senior Strings State winner. She was a semi-finalist in the Louis Spohr International Violin Competition and will be competing again in the Grumiaux International Violin Competition in March. She studies with Simon James in Seattle.



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