Annual Concerto Competition Culmination

Concerto Competition Winners

Annual Concerto Competition Culmination

This year’s Concerto Competition reached its culmination this week, with the 13 finalists selected from over 50 entries performing in the Orchestra Room on Tuesday 9 November.

The finalists were:

Infants Section

  • Raphael Ma (P1Hi)
  • Mimo Kim (J2Fo)

Junior Section

  • Cayden Tsang (P4He)
  • Jack Ng (P4Hi)
  • Eason Wang (P5Hi)
  • Jude Kim (P6He)
  • Clancy Tian (J5Fo)

Middle School Section

  • David Lin (7FO)
  • Carlo Furlan (8DU)
  • Jaemin Yoo (7ST)

Senior School Section

  • William Chang (10Ar)
  • Simon Bakunowicz (11St)
  • Alex Ko (11We)

Our visiting adjudicator was Anne-Louise Comerford, Associate Principal (Viola) with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Anne-Louise is a widely-travelled and experienced performer and teacher, having studied and taught in the US and Germany, as well as in Australia. She was a founding member of the Australian Chamber Orchestra and has performed as a member of the Australia Ensemble.

Anne-Louise stated that she was deeply impressed with the standard of our boys, many of whom were performing works at the level of 1st and 2nd year university students. She was positive in her suggestions for improvements and was encouraging of the boys to continue with their musical engagement.

Anne-Louise awarded the following:

Infants Section Winner
Mimo Kim performing Concerto No.1 for Violin in a minor by Accolay

Junior Section Winner
Cayden Tsang performing Winter from the Four Seasons by Vivaldi

Junior Section Highly Commended
Eason Wang performing Prelude et Divertissement by Bozza
Clancy Tian performing Concerto No.1 for Violin in g minor, 3rd Movt. by Bruch

Middle School Section Winner
David Lin performing Concerto No.3 for Violin, 1st Movt. by Saint-Saens

Middle School Highly Commended
Carlo Furlan performing Concerto No.1 for French Horn by Strauss

Senior School Winner
William Chang performing Concerto for Viola, 1st Movt. by Bartok

The Music Department thanks Mr Kinda for his work in preparing accompaniments and his contribution to the evening.

Concerto Competition Winners
Concerto Competition Finalists

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