Sejong Music Competition - October 2021

 

October 2021

 

The 18th Annual Sejong Music Competition was held in October, 2021.  The Sejong Cultural Society strives to advance awareness and understanding of Korea's cultural heritage amongst people in the United States by reaching out to the younger generations through contemporary creative and fine arts.

The Sejong Music Competition seeks to both encourage talented young musicians in their studies and introduce traditional Korean musical themes to young musicians.

Senior Division - Violin:  
Honorable Mention:

Mingshi Xia, 15, Chicago, IL, violin, Davis King *


Junior Division - Violin
First Place: 

Lauren Kim, 13, Hoffman Estates, IL, violin, Almita Vamos, Injoo Choi *


Second Place:

Emily Chen, 12, Arlington Heights, IL, violin, Injoo Choi *

Aiden Yu, 12, Chicago, IL, violin, Davis King


Elementary Division - Violin

First Place:

Xiruo Wang, 9, Chicago, IL, violin Davis King


Second Place:

George Wang, 8, Chicago, IL, violin, Davis King

Third Place:

Sylvia Pine, 10, Chicago, IL, violin, Davis King

Junior Division-Piano
Third Place:

Shixun Song, 14, Buffalo Grove, IL, piano, Elaine Felder

2021 Violin Category Finalists
Senior Division:

Sonya Jones, 17, Chicago, IL, violin, Almita Vamos
Mingshi Xia, 15, Chicago, IL, violin, Davis King 


Junior Division

Ava Angeles, 13, Chicago, IL, violin, Davis King
Emily Chen, 12, Chicago, IL, violin, Injoo Choi *
Neal Eisfeldt, 12, Lake Zurich, IL, violin, Almita Vamos, Injoo Choi *
Lauren Kim, 13, Hoffman Estates, IL, violin, Almita Vamos, Injoo Choi *
Aiden Yu, 12, Chicago, IL, violin, Davis King


Elementary Division

Sylvia Pine, 10, Chicago, IL, vioiln, Davis King
Xiruo Wang, 9, Chicago, IL, violin, Davis King

2021 Piano Category Finalists
Senior Division

Tyler Wang, 16, Wilmette, IL, piano, Katherine Lee


Junior Division

Micah Chan, 13, Skokie, IL, piano, Christina Tio

 

Winners' Performance Video Concert can be found on YouTube.

 


* = Academy Student
 

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