Javier Morales-Martinez, age 14, is a sophomore at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. Javier is the principal clarinetist of the LACHSA Orchestra and the Colburn Wind Ensemble. He has been a member of the CBDA honor band for 3 consecutive years and the SCSBOA honor bands for 2 where he has taken top positions. Javier was awarded the Emerson Scholarship this summer to attend Interlochen Center for the Arts. Javier is a Herbert Zipper Scholar at the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts where he currently studies clarinet with Michael Yoshimi and plays in the Colburn honors woodwind quintet.