Havuka Lund

Havuka Lund is a graduate student at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where she studies with Kevork Mardirossian as a Barbara and David Jacobs Fellow. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree from West Texas A&M University. During her time at WTAMU, Havuka was a recipient of the Clara Freshour Nelson Scholarship, and as a representative of all public universities in Texas, was invited to perform at the Texas Association of Music Schools State Convention in 2017. In the summer of 2019, She was offered a fellowship with the National Orchestral Institute at the University of Maryland, and later attended RoundTop Festival Institute in RoundTop, Texas. She is the winner of the 2019-2020 WTAMU Concerto Competition, the former concertmaster of the West Texas A&M University Symphony Orchestra, and the former assistant concertmaster of the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra. In 2021, she advanced to the national finals of the Music Teacher’s National Association Young Artist Competition, where she placed third. Additionally, she is a prizewinner in the 2021 Kings Peak International Music Competition and the American Youth Musician Talent Competition. She enjoys performing with Chamber Music Amarillo, Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, Bloomington Bach Cantata Project, Carmel Symphony Orchestra, and Richmond Symphony Orchestra on occasion. She credits her previous teacher of over 10 years, Dr. Rossitza Goza, as well as Dr. Choong-ha Nam, Dr. Sarah Kemmerling, Dr. Mark Bartley, and Vesselin Todorov as her most significant mentors.