33rd Annual Music Festival in Honor of Confucius Competition


October 14, 2018

 

The Chinese Fine Arts Society (CFAS) is a Chicago-based non-profit dedicated to promoting the appreciation of Chinese culture, enhancing cultural exchange, and pursuing excellence in Chinese music, dance, and visual arts. For over 30 years, the Chinese Fine Arts Society’s annual Music Festival in Honor of Confucius Competition has introduced young musicians to the rich heritage of Chinese culture through music. Alumni of this program have gone on to attend some of the country’s best music conservatories, and many have even developed highly successful professional music careers.The goal of the Competition is to introduce young musicians to the sounds and colors of Chinese music (both contemporary and traditional), and also give them the experience of competing in a nurturing environment, receiving constructive feedback from local educators.


First place winners of the competition will be featured at the Winners Concert on November 18.
 

VIOLIN SENIOR 

Honorable Mention: Claire Arias-Kim, 17, Academy student of Almita Vamos  
Honorable Mention: Kaylin Liu, 17, Academy student of Almita Vamos

 

VIOLIN JUNIOR II 

First Place: Nicole Lim (tie), 15, student of Dr. Hye-Sun Lee

Second Place: Linda Wang, 14, Academy student of Hye-Sun Lee and Almita Vamos

 

VIOLIN JUNIOR I

First Place: Lauren Kim, 11, student of Injoo Choi

Third Place: Aiden Yu, 10, student of Davis King

Honorable Mention: Emily Chen, 10, student of Injoo Choi

Honorable Mention: Jasmine Horton, 10, student of Addison Teng


CELLO SENIOR

First Place: Camille Toubol, 17, Academy student of Hans Jørgen Jensen

Second Place: Claudia Yoon, 15, student of David Cunliffe

 

CELLO JUNIOR II

First Place: Mia Wimbiscus, 15, Academy student of Hans Jørgen Jensen

Honorable Mention: Olivia Boe, 12, student of Mindy Park

CELLO JUNIOR I
Second Place: Nishant Carr, 9, student of Tanya Carey
Honorable Mention: Gabriel Raviv, 10, student of Tanya Carey

CELLO YOUTH
First Place: Ella Wimbiscus, 8, student of Sanghui Wimbiscus


PIANO JUNIOR II
Honorable Mention: Elliot Kim, 12, student of Sung Hoon Mo


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