Friday, July 16, 2021

Athina Chen | 3rd Prize | Violin | 8th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition


Athina Chen is 16 years old and a junior at Henry M. Gunn High School. She currently studies with Davis Law. She has played in the Golden State Youth Orchestra for 7 years and in Senior Symphony for 3 years. She went on a two week tour with GSYO to Europe in the summer of 2019. She received first place at the US International Open Music Competition and San Francisco Innovative Music Competition. She also was a prizewinner at the American Protege Concerto Competition, Music Legacy Open Music Competition, Silicon Valley Music Competition, and Great Composers Competition. Additionally, she is a National Finalist at the American Prize. Athina plans to attend Meadowmount this summer. Aside from violin, she is an avid golfer and plays competitively on her high school team.

Zigeunerweisen, Sarasate, 8:14