Monday, July 20, 2015

Cameron Lugo: 1st Prize, Violin, Category C

ENKOR International Music Competition 
Piano and Violin 2015


1st Prize
Score: 90.74 

Teacher:  Thomas W. Joiner

Ravel, Tzigane, Op. 76

Artistic biography
Violinist Cameron F. Lugo made his concerto debut in 2011, performing as a soloist with the
Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra at the historic Tennessee Theater. Since then, he has
appeared as a soloist with the Appalachian Classical Music Association (ACMA) Honors
Orchestra, the Ottawa Chamber Symphony, and the Symphony of the Mountains Youth Orchestra.
As the winner of the national Elizabeth Harper Vaughn Concerto Competition, Cameron will perform
the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with Symphony of the Mountains in January of 2016.

Cameron has been a national finalist and prizewinner in several national performance
competitions, including the Music Teachers National Association String Performance Competition
and the National Federation of Music Clubs Stillman-Kelley Competition. He is the recipient of
the 2015 Paramount Chamber Players Award and will be featured as a guest performer with the
Paramount Chamber Players in April 2016. Cameron is currently serving his first season as
Assistant Concertmaster of Symphony of the Mountains, a fully professional symphony orchestra
serving the Mountain Empire Region of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee.

A resident of Jonesborough, Tennessee, Cameron studied for five years with Timothy Barrett at
the Academy of Strings in Johnson City, Tennessee. Cameron is currently a student of Dr.
Thomas Joiner, Professor of Violin and Orchestral Studies at Furman University in Greeneville,