Sophia Vellotti is a fifteen year old musician, student, and activist. She expresses herself through visual arts and music. She began studying her main instrument, cello, at the age of eight, and has played ever since. Sophia is a principal-level cellist for the Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestra, where she’s had the opportunity to teach students, learn from experts, and play in concerts such as a full performance of the oratorio Carmina Burana. Her hobbies include playing electric and bass guitar, reading, astrology, researching, or embracing her ethnically diverse cultures and traditions with family and friends.