Monday, July 15, 2019

Beatrice Low | 2nd Prize | Violin | 6th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Beatrice Low is a 7th Grade student at Greenwich Academy. She showed a strong interest in music during her early age. She started playing violin at age three and piano at age four. After seven years of classical piano playing, Beatrice has turned her focus on violin. Prior to her concentration in violin, Beatrice was a second prize winner in piano at the 2015 Concert Festival International Competition and performed at Lincoln Center in New York. Additionally, she received the First Class Honors for Piano Performance Level 8 from the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program in June 2017.
Beatrice has received numerous local, state, and international awards. She was a first prize winner in violin at the Concert Festival International Competition in 2015 and performed at Lincoln Center in New York. In April, 2017, she was first prize winner in American Protégé and performed at Carnegie Hall in New York. In August, 2017, she was the second place winner of Singapore Raffles International Musical Festival. Beatrice was the winner of Connecticut State MTNA Junior Violin Competition which she advanced to the division competition held in January, 2018. In May, 2018, she was the Grand Prix Winner of the Concerto Competition at Concert Festival Orchestra.
Beatrice is a member of the Norwalk Youth Symphony since age six. She currently serves as the first violin with the Principal Orchestra, and was previously concertmaster of its Philharmonic Orchestra, and assistant concertmaster of its Concert Orchestra at age eleven and Prelude Orchestra at age six. Beatrice is an active performer in solo, string quartet and chamber music. Beatrice also studied theory and received First Class Honors for Music Theory Level 8 in June 2017 and Honors for Harmony Level 9 in June 2018 from Royal Conservatory Music Development Program. Her other interests include chess, sports, arts and reading.

Concerto No. 1 in D major, Niccolo Paganini, 11.58 mins