Hope Vannucci has been studying the violin for twelve years. She is currently a student at the Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts. She is in her second season with the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra and was their international tour of China last summer. She studies under Cyrus Furough and his assistants.In her spare time she practices and reads. She plans to continue the pursuit of her musical endeavors after high school, and hopes to attend CMU for music performance.