Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Daphne Nie | 3rd Prize | Violin | 5th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Daphne Nie, Age 16
Score: 81.05

Daphne Nie is a 16 year old violinist and sophomore at North Allegheny Intermediate High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She began playing violin when she was 10 years old as a part of her elementary school orchestra program. She began lessons half a year later with Mr. Hongguang Jia of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, with whom she still studies with today. When she was 14 years old, she joined the Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestra and played in their first violin section. When she was 15 years old, she joined the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra. She hopes to continue enjoying music as both a performer and an audience member for the rest of her life.

Violin Concerto in E Minor: Allegro molto Appassionato by Felix Mendelssohn (12:08)