Friday, July 17, 2020

Avagail Hulbert | 3rd Prize | Violin | 7th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Avagail Hulbert, 15, is currently a sophomore at the Baltimore School for the Arts and has been playing violin since she was four years old. For the past six months, Avagail has been studying violin with Elizabeth Faidely, who is a preparatory teacher at the Manhattan School of Music. Previously, Avagail studied with Paul Arnold, a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra. In 2019, Avagail performed Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 18, No. 4 as second violinist with the faculty of the Rushmore Music Festival in the event’s concert series at the Black Hills State University in South Dakota. In 2018, Avagail won the Merit Award at the AG National Convention in Houston, Texas for her performance of a solo Bluegrass fiddle arrangement. And in 2017, Avagail was part of the Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. As a multi-year member of both the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Baltimore School for the Arts Orchestra, Avagail has experience both as an orchestral performer and as a chamber musician. Currently, Avagail is a member of the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra’s most advanced orchestra (the “YO”) and she is first violinist for the Baltimore School for the Arts Piano Quintet (currently working on the Schumann Quintet Op. 44). Avagail loves playing the violin and cannot wait for future experiences.

Mendelssohn Concerto in E Minor, I. Allegro Appassionato; 11 mins, 45 secs.