CONNOR ALAN MONDAY 21, born in Jacksonville, Florida, is earning a bachelor’s degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studies with Richard Solis. Mr. Monday performed as soloist with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra after winning its 2014 concerto competition. Mr. Monday was a part of NPR’s From the Top in 2014 as a member of the National Youth Orchestra of the United States, and was also featured on NPR’s Performance Today. This is his first summer at the Music Academy of the West.