Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Kayla Shen | 2nd Prize | Piano | 5th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Kayla Shen, Age 15
Score: 90.01

Kayla Shen, from San Ramon, California, is a fifteen year old sophomore at California High School. She has competed in numerous competitions since age 7, including first place in the Music in the Vineyard Solo Instrument Competition 2018, second place in the Pacific Musical Society Competition, first place in the Ghiglieri Piano Competition, second place in MTAC (Music Teachers' Association of California) Piano Solo Competition, second place in the Chopin Foundation Competition, second place in the Chinese Music Teachers' Association of Northern California, and numerous first places in USOMC. She has performed with the El Camino Youth Symphony, is a semifinalist for Lee University International Piano Competition, and was a finalist for the Mondavi Center National Young Artists Competition. Kayla has participated in the California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) in the music department over the summer of 2017. Kayla currently studies with Tamriko Siprashvili.

Sonata No. 6 in D Major, KV. 284, I. Allegro, Mozart, (3:45)

Transcendental Etude No. 10 in F Minor, Liszt, (5:00)

A la Albeniz, Shchedrin, (3:20)