Friday, July 24, 2020

Lina Elwood | 2nd Prize | Piano | 7th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Lina, age 10, started playing the piano when she was 5 years old under the guidance of Kumiko Imamura. She has since won many top prizes in both local and international competitions, including Second Prize at Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford, CT, First Place at the Connecticut Bach Festival Competition, First Prize for both the Best Debussy Performance and the Best Bach Performance of the Great Composers Competition, First Prize in the French Category of the Schubert Club Awards Competition, First Prize at Glory International Baroque Music Competition, Second Prize at Future Stars International Piano Competition and Gold Award at the Golden Key Music Festival which she performed at the Carnegie Hall. Most recently, Lina was selected as a Special Award Winner for the third consecutive year at the 35th Annual Deborah Kahan Competition held by the Connecticut State Music Teachers Association. Lina was also selected to perform for masterclasses at Suzuki Association of the Americas’ Biennial National Conference in 2018 and 2020.

The Cat and the Mouse by Aaron Copland

Italian Concerto BWV971, Allegro, by J.S. Bach