Sunday, July 17, 2022

Jayden Yeung | 3rd Prize | Violin | 9th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

 Jayden Yeung is a seventeen-year-old from Irvine, California. He is a passionate musician who plays the violin and the piano. He was the First-Place winner at the Music Teacher Association of California (MTAC) VOCE State Finals competition, Southwestern Youth Music Festival, the American String Teachers Association violin solo competition, Hong Kong Open Piano Competition, and the MTAC Scholarship Competition. Recently, he became the Global Champion at the Hong Kong International Music & Arts Competition, Quadruple Crown Winner at the Pelican International Music Competition, and the Grand Prize Winner at the Kayserburg International Youth Piano Competition. Jayden performed at Carnegie Hall in New York as the gold medalist of the AADGT International Young Gifted Musicians Festival, the first prize winner of the American Protégé Music Competition, and the American Fine Arts Festival Music Competition. He was named the Artist of the Year by the Great Composers International Music Competition in 2018 and 2020, and received the MTAC Certificate of Merit Piano Panel Honors Award in 2021.  Jayden has participated in masterclasses with Augustin Hadelich, Paul Huang, Richard O’Neill, Philippe Graffin and Peter Zazofsky. In 2015-2016, he served as the concertmaster of the Irvine Unified School District Honor Chamber Strings and Honor Orchestra. Jayden performed as a featured soloist at numerous Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings concerts and was awarded the Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings Conductor’s Award in 2019. He is currently serving as a co-concertmaster of the Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra, and a member of the Pacific Symphony Youth Quartet and the Pacific Symphony Youth Octet. He performed at the 2022 McAllister Honors Recital at The Colburn School and as a soloist with the Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra as the 2022 Concerto Competition winner. He is an active member of the Chamber Music | OC Pre-College Program and currently studying violin under the tutelage of Sam Fischer at The Colburn School.

Bruch violin concerto No. 1 in G minor Movement III by Max Bruch