Walnut Hills High School student Maxwell Fairman started playing the violin at age 4. He practices 2-4 hours daily and hopes to go on to a conservatory and later become a professional musician. He was one of the youngest members of the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra Nouveau Chamber Players and has played at Carnegie Hall twice, and at the White House in 2016.
Maxwell says once he graduates from high school, he wants to go on to a conservatory and later become a professional musician. He’s currently a ninth grader at Walnut Hills High School.
Watch WCPO’s report by Lisa Smith, Local teen violinist practices 2-4 hours a day and hopes to play professionally.