Andrea Fortier has been studying the viola for four
years. She has won 1st place in the 54th Annual La Jolla Symphony
Young Artists Competition, 1st place in the SDYS concerto competition
as well as 2nd place in the 2013 Helen B. Goodlin scholarship
competition. Andrea began her private study on violin in 2005
with Shu Xiang Quintero, and has studied with Michael Tseitlin
on viola since 2010. She plans on pursuing a career in music.