Sunday, July 30, 2017

Allen Zhang | 3rd Prize | Violin 2017 | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Allen began Suzuki listening training at six. He has performed with Bridle Path/Montgomery Select String Ensemble, Gold Orchestra, and the ArCoNet Youth Orchestra. As a violinist, he has obtained several awards and scholarships including winning the Midwest Chamber Ensemble’s Youth Concerto Competition and being a finalist in the 2017 Kansas Symphony’s Young Artist Concerto Competition. Allen has studied under the guidance of many internationally acclaimed musicians such as Simon Gollo, Dmitri Berlinsky, Richard Young, and Veronique Mathieu, the director of the Division of Strings at the University of Kansas, with whom he is currently studying.