Monday, July 15, 2019

Leslie Jin | 2nd Prize | Piano | 6th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Pianist Leslie Jin, age 16, is a rising senior at Carlmont High School. She studies with Steinway Artist, Sujeeva Hapugalle. Leslie was inducted into the 2019 MTAC Young Artist Guild. She has been a Young Performer at the Music@Menlo International Chamber Music Institute for four years. Additionally, Leslie was a full-scholarship student at the 2016 Morningside Music Bridge in Beijing. As a recipient of the 2018 National Chopin Foundation Scholarship, she attended the 2019 Frost Chopin Academy as a scholar. Her successes at competitions include 1st-prizes at the MTAC Solo Competition (Divisions II/III), American Fine Arts Festival, and US Open Music Competition, including an Outstanding Gold Medalist Award. She is also a top-prize winner at the Pacific Musical Society Competition, US New-Star Competition, and San Jose International Piano Competition amongst others. She performed at Weill/Carnegie Hall and has been a participant in musical outreach since age nine.

Piano Sonata Op. 28 No. 3 in a minor, Sergei Prokofiev, 8:05

Ballade Op. 23 No. 1 in g minor, Frederic Chopin, 9:24

Etude op. 10 No. 4 in c# minor, Frederic Chopin, 2:09