Saturday, February 20, 2016

Danna Xue: 2nd Prize, Cat.A | Strings 2015/2016

Orchestral & Chamber Music Experience:
Cellist- American Youth Symphony 2015 - 2016
Principal Cellist- Cal State LA/Olympia Youth Symphony 2015 - 2016 
Co-Principal Cellist- Colburn Youth Symphony 2013 - 2014
Cellist- Colburn Chamber Orchestra 2011 - 2012
Honors Chamber Quartet- Colburn Ed & Mari Chamber Music Foundation 2011 - 2013
Chamber Trio- Young Musicians Foundation Chamber Series
Principal Cellist- Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra 2009
Principal Cellist- Arcadia High School Orchestra 2012 - 2016

Awards & Honors:

-Schoenfeld International Strings Competition, 2013 Hong Kong
1st place  - Cello Senior Aficionado Solo Division 
1st place - Junior Open Chamber Music Division

-American Protege International Music Talent Competition, 2013 Carnegie Hall

1st place - Cello Solo Division
1st place & Judges’ Distinction Award- Chamber Music Division

-1st place & “Special Concerto Award”

American String Teachers Association Competition, 2013 Pre-college Cello Division, selected among all divisions in greater Los Angeles area to perform a concerto with the Cal State LA/Olympia Youth Symphony Orchestra

-Winner of the Colburn Concerto Competition, 2014

Performed a solo piece with the Colburn Chamber Orchestra on KUSC Sunday Night Live Broadcast at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

-VOCE Los Angeles County Branch Competition 2011

1st place- Intermediate Strings

-California Music Teacher’s Association Scholarship Competition 2013

1st place - String I Division Los Angeles Branch

-Colburn Ed &  Mari Chamber Institute, 2011 - 2012

Full Scholarship, Honors Chamber Group

-Young Musicians’ Foundation Chamber Series, 2011 - 2012

Full Scholarship

-Montecito International Music Festival, 2010 - 2011

Full Scholarship & Fellowship

Teacher: Pin Fei Tang