Sora Hoppo is a freshman at North Allegheny Intermediate High School. Sora started piano at the age of 5 and studies with Professor Luz Manriquez at the Carnegie Mellon University School of Music. She won numerous awards at several competitions including the Cincinnati World Piano Competition, Duquesne Young Artist National Competition, the Pittsburgh Civic Orchestra Concerto Competition, the Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition, the OSAKA International Music Competition, the Steinway Society Young Artists, the American protégé International Concerto Competition, and the Pittsburgh International Piano Competition. She had a recital at the Carnegie Mellon University as a solo young artist winner of Pittsburgh Concerto Society in 2015. Recently, she went to the Curtis Institute of Music as a Young Artist Summerfest participant.