34th Music Festival in Honor of Confucius


November 24, 2019


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.
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.  


 

Congratulations to all the Music Institute students who participated in the Festival.  Here are the finalists in their categories:

 

VIOLIN

 

SENIOR
Abigail Park – First Place, age 16, student of Almita Vamos 
Sonya Jones – Second Place, age 15, student of Almita Vamos

 

JUNIOR I
Aiden Yu
– First Place, age 11, student of Davis King 

Jasmine Horton – Second Place, age 11, student of Addisen Teng

Eli Ho – Third Place, age 10, student of Julie Fischer

 

HONORABLE MENTION
Ava Isabella Angeles
, age 11, student of Davis King  

 

JUNIOR II
Sameer Agrawal
– Third Place, age 14, student of Sang Mee Lee

 

HONORABLE MENTION
Leo Zupko
, age 12, student of Sang Mee Lee
Carrie Wang, age 15, student of Sang Mee Lee

 

HONORABLE MENTION
Linda Wang,
age 15, student of Hye-Sun Lee and Almita Vamos

 

PIANO

Youth
Eric Wang
– Second Place, age 9, student of Soo Young Lee

 

CELLO 

Junior I 
Ella Wimbiscus
– First Place, age 9, student of Sanghui Wimbiscus 
Cecilia O’Malley – Third Place, age 11, student of Tanya Carey

 

HONORABLE MENTION

Gabriel Raviv, age 11, student of Tanya Carey
Isabel Park, age 11, student of Sanghui Wimbiscus

 


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