Monday, May 25, 2020

David Hsieh | 2nd Prize | Winds & Percussion | 6th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

David Hsieh is a happy 8th grade student at Valley Christian School lives in Cupertino California.
His passion with marimba starts when playing marimba chamber at age 8, since then he falls in love with the instrument.

David studies with Anthony Cirone and Tammy Chen and is blessed to have private and master classes with great marimba artists Gordon Stout, Weichen Lin, Felix Meyers, Theodor Milkov and She-e Wu.

He is the member of Cupertino Symphonic Band, Uchannel chamber music and played in the percussion section with San Jose Youth Symphony for Nutcracker in 2018.

He enjoyed playing for events through out the Bay Area.

David’s awards including:
2019 president award 100+ volunteers hours
2017 USIMC Bach/ marimba/ first place
2018 Junior Bach marimba Chamber
2018 NLPA marimba chamber award/Merkin hall NYC winner concert
2019 NLPA young artist solo competition Gold award
Carnegie Hall winner concert
2020 Junior Bach marimba solo winner
2020 Golden music award first prize marimba solo
2020 Enkor music competition marimba chamber second prize
2020 grand prize London music award marimba solo first prize
2029 NLPA Young Artist solo Gold award
David also plays piano and viola and recent is working on a percussion/ marimba with piano duet CD with his best friend pianist Stanford Yu.
David also enjoying fishing, swimming, hiking, movies and cooking with his family and friends.

1. Marimba concerto 1st movement by Ney Rosauro/ 3’24”

2.a minor violin concerto 3rd movement by J.S.Bach adapted for Marimba / 3’48”

3.Chorea Luna by Max Marsillo/6’55”