Venezuelan violinist, Yennifer Correia enjoys a versatile career as an orchestral musician, educator, and chamber musician. Having performed worldwide across North America, South America and Europe, she has appeared on stages including the Lincoln Center, Teatro Teresa Carreño, and most recently at Carnegie Hall in a tribute to Philip Glass. Yennifer was appointed to the Second Violin section of the Memphis Symphony in 2019. She is also a member of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and has appeared with many orchestras throughout the United States, including the Louisiana Philharmonic, Fort Worth Symphony, Missouri Symphony, San Antonio Chamber Orchestra, Plano Symphony, and Irving Symphony.
Andre Dyachenko currently serves as the principal clarinetist with Memphis Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Dyachenko has performed as a member Minnesota Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Houston Grand Opera and as a guest principal with Seattle Symphony Orchestra and Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. During summers he has participated in several music festivals, including Music Academy of the West, Spoleto USA, Hot Springs Music Festival and Feodosia Music Festival. Mr. Dyachenko is a recipient of First and Grand Prize at the International Competition for Woodwind Players in Kharkiv and First Prize at the International Clarinet Association Orchestral Competition. He had his first solo debut with the orchestra at the age 14 playing Weber Concerto No. 1. Mr. Dyachenko performed numerous solo recitals around Europe and US. Mr. Dyachenko started his education at the age of 7 in Kharkiv Special Secondary School of Music under guidance of Valeriy Altukhov. In 1996 he was awarded full scholarship to study clarinet at Interlochen Arts Academy with Richard Hawkins. Mr. Dyachenko also holds bachelor’s degree from University of Michigan and master’s degree from University of Minnesota and Doctor of Music degree from Rice University. Among his teachers are Fred Ormand, Burt Hara, Richie Hawley, Lee Morgan, Yehuda Gilad, Richard Hawkins and Michael Webster.