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  • date of birth: June 9, 2000
  • violin student of Ani Kavafian, is jointly pursuing a Master’s Degree at the Yale School of Music and a Bachelor’s Degree at Yale College;
  • previously studied with Donald Weilerstein at the New England Conservatory of Music;
  • attended and performed at the Sarasota Music Festival, the Heifetz International Music Institute, the Accademia Musicale Chigiana, the Aspen Music Festival;
  • masterclasses with artists including Pinchas Zukerman, Ben Zander, Fang Lei, Merry Peckham, Jorja Fleezanis, the Pacifica Quartet, and Gilles Apap;
  • debuted as a soloist with the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra at age 8 and had his Carnegie Weill Hall debut at age 11.


First Round

Bach Adagio and Fugue from Sonata in G minor for Solo Violin

Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major K. 216

Paganini Caprice No. 24

Second Round

Schubert Rondo in B minor for Violin and Piano D. 895

Enescu “Ménétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite Op. 28

Ysaÿe Sonata No. 4 in E minor for Solo Violin Op. 27


Brahms Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major Op. 100

Enescu Impressions d’enfance Suite for Violin and Piano Op. 28

Ravel Tzigane


Brahms Violin Concerto in D major Op. 77