Friday, July 17, 2020

Aisha Corona Aguilar | 2nd Prize | Violin | 7th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Born in 2003 in Xalapa, Mexico. Aisha started playing violin at age 4. Since 2014 she takes lessons with Prof. Mikhail Medvid and starts formally studying violin. She is currently studying a Music Mayor at Universidad Veracruzana.

Aisha made her debut as a soloist with orchestra at age 6, being the youngest Mexican to ever do it. Since then, she has been an active soloist in Mexico, and recently in The USA. She has given recitals in both countries as well.

Since 2015, Aisha has won competitions to play as soloist with orchestra, such as the “Orquesta Sinfónica de Xalapa”, Orquesta Sinfónica “Silvestre Revueltas”, “ The Summer String Institute Orchestra” (UNT) International Concerto Competition, “Global Summer Institute of Music” ( GSIM) International Concerto Competition.

She has been invited to play as soloist of the Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil del Estado de Veracruz, Orquesta Filarmónica del Espacio Cultural Metropolitano, Orquesta Sinfónica de Xalapa, Orquesta Sinfónica Silvestre Revueltas, Orquesta Sinfónica UAEH, Orquesta Sinfónica de la UAT, Orquesta de Cámara del INFAO, Orquesta Rozst, Orquesta Sinfónica Daniel Ayala, Orquesta Filarmónica 5 de Mayo, and so on.

In 2018 she won the third prize at the ENKOR International Music Competition and in the 2019 second prize at International Music Competition: Best Mendelssohn Performance, and first prize at International Music Competition: Best Vivaldi Performance.
The summer of 2019, Aisha won two tuition scholarships, for the Summer String Institute (University of North Texas), and the Global Summer Institute of Music (Virginia Commonwealth University).
In January of 2020 Aisha was awarded first prize in the International Music Competition: Best Mozart Performance.

Aisha has taken classes and master classes with, Dr. Felix Olschofka, Dr. Kirsten Yon, professors Julia Bushkova, Jorge Risi, Igor Petrushevski, Rolf Schulte, Amalia Hall, Nicolas Tavani, Chenjun Fan, Daisuke Yamamoto, Anyango Yarbo-Davenport, Nicholas Kitchen, the Verona Quartet, etc.

She has participated at the Summer String Institute (UNT), International Music Festival Naolinco, The Chloé Trevor Music Academy and Global Summer Institute of Music ( VCU).
Winner of the national award “Premio Nacional de la Juventud 2019” in the ‘Artistic Expressions’ category.

Violin Concerto No. 5, 3rd mov. W.A.Mozart. 9:20 min.

Violin Concerto No. 2, 2nd mov. H.Wieniawski. 4:46 min.

Introduction & Tarantella. P. Sarasate. 5:06 min.