MYPO Alumnus

David Kuraya, Trumpet  

Baldwin High School  

Whitworth University; BM in Trumpet Performance 

University of Hawai’i at Manoa; MM in Music Education 

Co-Band Director and Co-Chorus Director; Baldwin High School 

Bible Instructor at Doris Todd School 

Former Band Director at Iao Middle School 

Hawai’is Magician (davidkuraya.com) 

Sharon Nakama, Oboe  

Baldwin High School  

University of Las Vegas, Nevada; BM in Music Education and Oboe Performance Northwestern University, MM in Oboe Performance 

2015 Winner of Nevada State Soloist of National MTNA Performance Competition Current Co-Band Director and Co-Chorus Director, Baldwin High School 

Maui Pops Orchestra 

Maui Chamber Orchestra 

https://www.mauichamberorchestra.org/orchestra/sharon-nakama/ 

Kisa Uradomo, Violin.  

King Kekaulike High School  

Eastman School of Music; Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance 

University of Michigan, Master of Music in Violin Performance 

University of Michigan, Artist Diploma Candidate 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gA1SxDI27U 

https://www.mauinews.com/news/local-news/2015/02/sharing-symphony/  

Katrina Thomas, Percussion (began as a violinist in MYPO before switching to percussion)  King Kekaulike High School  

Willamette University; BA in Psychology 

Currently employed at Hale Makua in Kahului in the Activity Department 

WenLu Duffy, Violin  

Homeschool  

Current CNA at Kula Hospital 

Maui Pops Orchestra, Violin 

Maui Chamber Orchestra, Violin 

Freelance Musician: Violin, Bass, Guitar 

Nicole Yuzon  

Maui High School  

University of Hawai’i Manoa, BS in Biology, Summa Cum Laude; Minor in Music Former Violinist in University of Hawaii Symphony Orchestra 

Currently studying for MCAT exams for Medical School 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZJ-vxSG–Y  

(2015 Solo Electric Violinist, Maui High School Marching Band. Cue to 5:47, 3 different  segments)

Hana Murphy  

Baldwin High School  

University of Hawai’i Manoa: BS in Accounting and Human Resource Former Violinist, University of Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra 

Currently employed at N&K CPAs in Honolulu, Hawai’i 

Stacie Saito, Violin  

Maui High School  

Current Student  

University of Hawai’i at Manoa; Current Double Major in Chemistry and Psychology; Also  Current Music Minor  

Former Violinist in.University of Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra 

Preparing for entrance into The Daniel K. Inouye School of Pharmacy in Hilo. 

Jake Thomas, Trumpet (began as a cellist in MYPO before switching to trumpet)  King Kekaulike High School  

Current Student  

Purchase College in New York; Working on BM in Jazz Studies 

Sphere Attendant at Maui Ocean Center on his breaks.  

Trevor Onaga, Tuba and Saxophone in MYPO  

King Kekaulike High School  

Current Student  

University of California, Berkeley 

Studying Molecular and Cellular Biology and Music in Jazz Performance on Saxophone 

Marielle Ellorin, Percussion  

Baldwin High School  

Current Student  

University of Hawai’i Manoa, Studying Exploratory Business and Tourism University of Hawai’i Jazz And and Pep Band; Drum Set 

Kayla Bisquera, Cello  

Baldwin High School  

Kaila Pojas, Percussion  

Baldwin High School 

 

Hana Murphy




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