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KATHERINE WOO

USA

  • date of birth: August 13, 1998
  • graduated from the Juilliard School studying with Prof. Sylvia Rosenberg and Masao Kawasaki, and will be returning to Juilliard as a Master of Music degree candidate in the Fall of 2020;
  • performed alongside distinguished artists such as Sarah Chang, Andra Day, Leslie Odom Jr., Hugh Wolff, John Morris Russell;
  • Kennedy Center solo performance debut at the age of 11 and a few years later, made her Carnegie Hall solo debut at the age of 14.

Prizes: 3rd Prize at the 2019 Gisborne International Music Competition in New Zealand, quarter-finalist in the 2020 Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition

Program:

First Round

Bach Ciaccona from Partita in D minor for Solo Violin

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

Paganini Caprice No. 24

Second Round    

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 4 in A minor Op. 23

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

Corigliano Red Violin Caprices

Semifinal

Fauré Violin Sonata No. 1 in A major Op. 13

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

Sarasate Carmen Fantasy Op. 25

Final

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major Op. 35