Sunday, February 20, 2022

Verena Lo | 2nd Prize | Strings | 7th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

 Verena Lo, 13, started learning cello at the age of 8 with Ms. Leah Hansen. Verena was awarded 1st place at the Great Composers International Competition - The Rising Talents of Americas, 2nd place in the Southwestern Youth Music Festival, Satori Music Festival.  Verena was selected as a finalist of the America String Teachers Association – Los Angeles Regional Solo Competition. She is also plays in the Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings (PSSS) since 2019, she is the principal cellist of the 2021-2022 season, and has been invited to play in the PSSS Quartet for the 2021-2022 season.  Verena participated in Junior Chamber Music (JCM) since 2020. In 2020, her piano trio was award 1st place in the Music Teacher Association of California-Orange County Branch and advanced to the State Final where her trio was awarded 3rd Place.

Cello Concerto No 1 1st Movement by Shostakovich