Saturday, July 15, 2023

Ella Jeon | 3rd Prize | Violin | 10th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Ella Jeon, born in California, is a sophomore at Amador Valley High School and has been playing the violin since the age of eight, currently studying under the tutelage of Mrs. Ju-yi Peng. 

Before joining San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra in the year of 2021, Ella played at the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra for two years and worked with the Korean-American Music Supporters' Association (KAMSA) orchestra in the years 2019 and 2021. Additionally, she participated as Violin 1 for California All-State Orchestra in 2020, 2021, and 2023. 

She is currently the concertmaster in the Amador Valley High School’s Symphony Orchestra in 2023. She was awarded concert performance in the Junior Bach Festival of 2021 and 2022 and placed first in the US International Open Music Competition in 2021 and 2023  as well as the Pelican International Competition in 2021.  

Ella made her solo debut at Carnegie Hall at the age of fifteen in 2023 after placing 2nd Place in the American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition in 2022. Ella won 2nd place in age group IV at the Great Composer Competition: Best Bach Performance (6th Edition, 2022). In 2022, Ella won 2nd place at Youth Excellence in Arts (YEA!) Award.

Outside her musical journey, Ella enjoys running, learning languages, and journaling.

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso by Camille Saint-Saëns (6:03)