Laura Frederiksen is a senior at Henry Sibley Senior High School in Mendota Heights, Minnesota. She has played the violin since 5th grade, and is currently concertmaster of her school orchestra. She is a member of the extracurricular chamber orchestra, and leads a string quartet, also through Henry Sibley High School. Laura studies with Krista Broadway Swider and participates in a string quartet through Ms. Swider’s Studio. Laura participated in the 2016-2017 All-State Orchestra program and plays in the Philharmonic Orchestra which is part of the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies. (GTCYS.) Laura won a substantial music scholarship to Augsburg College and plans to attend Augsburg as a part of the Music Therapy program in the fall of 2017.