Saturday, February 11, 2023

Dynamic Trio | 3rd Prize | Chamber Music | 9th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition


Ashley, Lucas and Kelsey enjoy performing and sharing their music together. They won First Prize in the 2022 International Music Competition “Paris” Grand Prize Virtuoso and were selected to perform at the Amphitheatre Cité de la Musique-Philharmonie de Paris. They have participated in multiple piano festivals in Singapore, Hungary and Poland together.

Ashley, 16 years old, is a multiple award winner in piano competitions and started learning under Ms. Christine Gan Siew Hui at the age of 10.

In 2017, she was invited to perform in Rome, Italy (at Auditorium Parco della Musica) and Vienna (at Glaserner Saal, Musikverein) after being awarded First Prize winner in the International Music Competition “Rome” and “Vienna” Grand Prize Virtuoso 2017.

Ashley made her debut performance at Carnegie Hall, New York for the Winners Recital in Dec 2019, after being awarded First Place Winner of the American Protégé International Music Talent Competition Spring 2019. Ashley made her Concerto debut in 2017 with Mozart piano concerto no.1 in A major KV414, with the Festive Chamber Orchestra from Lublin Philharmonic in Naleczow (Poland) and performed with Dohnanyi Erno Symphony Orchestra in Budapest (Hungary) in 2019.

14 years old Lucas has performed in cities such as New York, Salzburg, Naleczow, Budapest and at various venues in Singapore including the Esplanade Recital Studio, National Gallery Singapore, National Museum of Singapore, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Steinway Gallery, Steinway Piano Marathon, and Bach in The Subway.

He was invited to perform at the Carnegie Weill Recital Hall, New York after being awarded First Prize at the American Protégé International Music Talent Competition Fall 2016. In 2017, he was awarded First Prize at the Salzburg Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition and performed at the Mozarteum, Salzburg.

Lucas made his Concerto Debut in 2017 at the International Piano Festival in Naleczow (Poland), where he performed Bach Concerto No.5 in F minor, BWV 1056 with the Festive Chamber Orchestra. In June 2019, he performed the Haydn Piano Concerto in D Major at the Adam Gyorgy Castle Academy in Budapest with the Dohnanyi Orchestra. Passionate in contributing to charity, he participated in ChildAid 2019, a charity concert organised by The Straits Times & The Business Times to raise fund for the less fortunate children.

Kelsey, 16 years old, started playing the piano from the age of 6. She has participated in many competitions and went on to win multiple awards both locally and internationally under the tutelage of Ms. Christine Gan Siew Hui.

In February 2015, she was invited to play at the Royal Albert Hall, UK and went on to perform at Carnegie Hall, New York, USA for the Winners Recital. Subsequently, she was invited to perform at the Star Awards Gala concert held at Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre and later in 2019, she participated in the Ars Nova Gala performance held at the Esplanade. She was then invited to take part in Around the Globe Music & Arts Competition Winners’ Concert in 2020.

In 2017, Kelsey made her debut by performing the Haydn Concerto in D major, with the Festive Chamber Orchestra from Lublin Philharmonic Nałęczów, Poland. She also performed the Beethoven Concerto Op. 15 No. 1 under conductor Gábor Hollerung with the Dohnanyi Erno Symphony Orchestra in Budapest.

Clair de lune by Claude Debussy - arranged by Greg Anderson - 4mins 21secs