From New York City, 26 year old violinist Clara Lyon, who is currently a D.M.A. student at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a Juilliard alumna, will be putting her interests in classic rock, electronic music and rap aside to compete as a semi-finalist in the Ima Hogg Competition. 29 year old marimbist WeiChen Lin, who grew up in Taiwan and is working on his doctorate degree at Boston University, is looking forward to displaying the diverse colors of the marimba at the Ima Hogg Competition. Find out how the Yankees/Red Sox rivalry will play out between these New York and Boston based semi-finalists on Thursday May 31st at the Semi-Finals competition. Get tickets for the Finals on Saturday June 2nd HERE.