Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Celina Chen | 2nd Prize | Strings | 5th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Celina Chen is a freshman attending Valley Christian High School. She is passionate about music, loves playing the cello and singing. She finds joy in performing, and believes that music is an amazing gift that should be shared with everyone. As a cellist, she has done solo, chamber music, and orchestra type performances. She has played in a professional studio for an album recording, and has won numerous awards in competitions, such as placing 1st in the Cal-ASTA competition in 2019, 3rd in DVC/HNU, and 2nd in KAMSA in 2018. She has received the “Command Performance” solo award from ACSI as well. Outside of cello playing, she delights in singing, as she has won multiple 1st place awards at the USIMC competition and was a selected soloist at the Western Division All State Honors Choir. She also enjoys musical theater, having played the main roles in many of the productions she has been in.