Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Jadis Chen | 3rd Prize | Piano | 5th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Jadis Chen, Age 16
Score: 88.93

Jadis was recently invited to perform at the Music for Minors Benefit Concert, J’adore: Gift of Music Foundation Benefit Concert, and the Peninsula Symphony Concert as a way to give back to the community. She made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2016 as a winner of both the AADGT International Young Gifted Musicians Competition and American Protege International Competition. At age 15, she has won numerous top prizes and awards including first prize in MTNA Northern California Honors Competition, Gavilan College Youth Piano Competition, Marilyn Mindell Piano Competition, US Open Music Competitions: Showcase Solo, Solo Piano, Instrumental Ensemble, US International Piano Competition, SF Asian Youth Talent Competition, and Western Regional CA State Competitions. Jadis is also the Founder/ President of the Music for Millions Leadership Club and the Tri-M Music Honor Society at her school. She especially enjoys playing works by Beethoven and Chopin, and she has participated in the John Perry Summer Academy and has been accepted to the Curtis Summerfest. Like her teacher, Rose Chen, she wants to promote music through benefit concerts and free lessons to less privileged children around the world. In her spare time, she enjoys jewelry making and playing badminton.

Beethoven Piano Sonata No.31 in AbMajor, Op.110 Mov.1 (6:46)

Chopin Sonata No. 2 in BbMinor, Opus 35:Grave-Doppio Movimento (5:45)