The Cougar Musician of the Week is sophomore Steven Liu. Steven is currently the viola section leader of the Southview Chamber Orchestra. He has been studying viola for the past six years with Yang Kun Song. Steven has been involved in numerous music ensembles over the years such as the Greater Toledo International Youth Orchestra (section leader) and the Toledo Youth Symphony Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition, Steven has been selected for many honors orchestras including the District 1 OMEA Honors Orchestra, the OMEA NW Regional Orchestra, and the 2020 OMEA All-State Orchestra. Steven has also consistently earned superior ratings at OMEA Solo & Ensemble events. Director Megan Fitzpatrick says that, “Steven is a humble yet effective leader within the orchestra. It’s clear that his peers respect him and look up to him. His ability to communicate with the conductor and other section leaders while playing sets him apart from most young musicians.” Outside of orchestra, Steven is involved with Cross Country, Track, Dance For A Chance, and Student Senate, and he currently holds a 4.57 GPA. Congratulations Steven!