Strings of dedication

Katherine Briggs

Crystal Brooke Alforque is a 22-year old CSUN student working on a music degree, focusing on violin performance. Born in Jackson, Miss., Alforque was able to afford attending Cal State Northridge through a music scholarship and is a member of the CSUN Symphonic Orchestra. Alforque has private violin lessons every week with professor Michael Ferril, and also juggles a job, a boyfriend and many performances. Alforque enjoys listening to Afro-Cuban and Mariachi music, but enjoys playing chamber music. One day she hopes to be a studio musician playing the violin in scores written for TV and movies.

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