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  • date of birth: October 21, 1996
  • graduate of the Juilliard School, where he studied with Li Lin and Joel Smirnoff and is currently studying a Master’s program at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz with Silvia Marcovici;
  • participated at the Meadowmount School of Music, Heifetz Institute of Music, and the Salzburg Festival.

Prizes: 1st Prize at the 2017 New York International Virtuoso Competition, Leopold Mozart Violin Competition in 2019, Schoenfeld Competition in 2018 and the Harbin International Competition


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. 1

Second Round

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major Op. 24, Spring

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

Wieniawski Scherzo-Tarantelle Op. 16


Franck Violin Sonata in A major

Enescu Sonata No. 2 in F minor for Violin and Piano Op. 6

Sarasate Carmen Fantasy Op. 25


Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor Op. 47