Saturday, July 15, 2023

Sky Wen | 3rd Prize | Violin | 10th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition

Sky Wen is a violinist at Colburn under the tutelage of Sam Fischer.  Sky has won numerous competitions and performed solo internationally, including the Lalo Symphonie Espagnole with an orchestra after winning First Prize in an international Music Organization New York Concerto competition and at prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Salzburg Cathedral, Saint Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, and Budapest.  

She has performed in masterclasses with Ray Chen, Augustin Hadelich, Rachel Barton Pine, Stefan Jackiw, Carolyn Widmann, and had studied under Elizabeth Faidley.  Sky was awarded The Judges' Distinction Award and 1st prize of American Protege International Competition, and Judge's Pick (perfect score) at VIVO International Music Competition. She also won Gold Medals at the American Association for Development of the Gifted and Talented (AADGT), Chicago International Music Competition, Elite International Music Competition, Great Composers International Competition, Manhattan International Competition, and East Coast International Competition, as well as top prizes at International Young Artist Competition, MTNA (Music Teachers National Association), and ENKOR Competition with judges from 73 countries.    

Sky is an avid reader, animal lover, and aspiring author.

Violin Concerto No. 5 in A minor, Opus 37, mvt. 1, Henri Vieuxtemps, 8:40