Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Eiline Tai | 2nd Prize | Strings | 3rd Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Eiline Tai, cello

Score: 89.17

Eiline was born in California in 2008. At a young age, she started to play piano when she was four and half. One year later, she also began studying both cello and violin. Recently, she is finally settling on the cello. Eiline loves music and enjoys playing cello and chamber music. She hopes, through cello, she can impact others by making wonderful music.

In 2015, she made her first cello debut at Carnegie Hall in New York. Currently, Eiline is studying with Professor JoonSung Jun. Besides from music, Eiline also enjoys reading, math and hiking.

Eiline has participated and awarded in many festivals and completions since age 5:
- 1st place, National Classics Alive Artists 2017
- 1st place, ASTA (LA Reginal, American String Teachers Association) 2017
- 3rd place, Enkor International Music Competition 2016
- 1st place, American Protégé International Piano and String competition 2016
- 1st place, Southwestern Youth Music Festival 2016
- Gold Medal, Golden Key Music Festival 2016
- Gold Medal, AADGT International Young Gifted Musicians Festival 2015
- 2nd place, American Protégé International Piano and String Competition 2015
- 1st place at Southwestern Youth Music Festival 2015

Etude, Op. 73, No. 17, by David Popper, 2:25

Hungarian Rhapsody by David Popper, 8:03