Nyamsaikhan Odsuren is from Ulaanbaa- tar, Mongolia, and is currently pursuing a D.M.A. in Orchestral Conducting at the Uni- versity of South Carolina under Dr. Donald Portnoy. A prize winner from the National Youth String Competition, he represented his country at international music festivals in Tur- key, China and Russia.
Susan Zhang received her B.M. degree from USC, and her M.M. in Piano Performance and Literature at Eastman School of Music. She is currently pursuing a USC Graduate Certificate in Piano Performance at USC with Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rack- ers. She was a solo performer in last year’s YAC Series, and will perform in our 2016 Epiphany Concert Series.