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Joshua Wong Wins 2019 Concordia Symphony Concerto Competition for Youth

Posted on: Dec 10, 2019

The Robert Tegler Student Centre resonated with piano music December 7 as Concordia University of Edmonton hosted the final round of the Concordia Symphony Concerto Competition. The winner of the 2019 Award for Piano, sixteen-year-old Joshua Wong from Calgary, will perform Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto no. 2 with the Concordia Symphony Orchestra on March 1.

The adjudicators for the 2019 event, Dr. Bianca Baciu, Dr. Ping-Shan Liao, and Dr. Danielle Lisboa, awarded the Outstanding Musicianship Award to Eric Shan, a ten-year-old from Calgary, and an Honorary Award to Sirui Li, 13, of Edmonton.

The certificates and scholarship prizes were handed out by Mr. Henry Fung, a representative of the Alberta Chinese Cultural Society, which sponsored the competition prizes alongside Long & McQuade.

Mark your calendars now to experience the extraordinary talent of Joshua Wong with the Concordia Symphony Orchestra in March!