Friday, July 16, 2021

Annie Song | 2nd Prize | Violin | 8th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition


Annie Song, fourteen years old, started playing the violin at age six and a half and currently studies with Simon James. Gold medalist of the concerto division of the 2020 Russian Chamber Music Foundation Competition, Annie has also been awarded honorable mention at the 2020 MTNA Washington State Competition. She has continuously received Seals of Recognition from the Seattle Young Artists Music Festival for the past several years and distinguished herself at the WMEA Solo and Ensemble contests by earning Superior Medals. Annie was admitted into the WMEA Junior All-State Orchestra in both 2019 and 2020 and was accepted into the 2021 NafME-Northwest All-Orchestra. As an avid orchestral player, Annie has served as concertmaster of the Seattle Youth Symphony’s Symphonette and Debut orchestras, assistant concertmaster of the Junior Symphony Orchestra, and is a current member of the Youth Symphony Orchestra. Winning Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra’s 2020 Concerto Competition, she is expected to play the first movement of Prokofiev’s first violin concerto as soloist with the orchestra during the 2021-2022 season. In addition to music, Annie loves to hang out with her friends and enjoys learning about all things biology related, especially neuroscience, and participating in her school’s Science Olympiad team.

1) Violin Concerto No.1 in D Major, Op.19, I - Andantino, Sergei Prokofiev, 9:50

2) Sonata for Violin Solo No.3 in C Major, BWV 1005 - III. Largo, J.S. Bach, 3:50