Alpharetta, GA, March 14, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- The Atlanta Festival Academy (AFA) is proud to announce that the featured violin soloist during the AFA Concerts will be Miss. Chloe Chua, the Winner of the 2018 Menuhin Competition - Junior Division. The AFA Finale Concerts are being hosted at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center, 11180 Medlock Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA 30097. This is the official U.S. performance debut for Miss. Chua.
As the joint 1st prize winner of the 2018 Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists, Miss. Chua is revered as an 11-year-old violin sensation. She has garnered the top prize at the XXIV Andrea Postacchini Violin Competition and the 3rd prize at the 2017 Zhuhai International Mozart Competition. Since the age of four, she has been enrolled in the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts School of Young Talents (NAFA), and is currently under the tutelage of Yin Ke, leader of the NAFA Strings programme. While gaining worldwide recognition, she has performed with pianist Gordon Back in Saudi Arabia and with the Russian National Youth Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Yuri Bashmet.
Miss. Chua will play with other classical musicians from the international community during the AFA’s Shining Stars and Finale Concert in July 2019 to culminate the week-long inaugural Atlanta Festival Academy summer music camp. At the concerts, the academy will perform classical works by Mendelssohn, Dvorak, and others. The music camp has attracted students from around the world who seek to learn from world-renowned musicians and faculty.
For more information about the festival and to purchase tickets to the Shining Stars and Finale Concerts, guests may visit http://atlantafestivalacademy.org/. Full Registration is open for the camp and the concerts. Sponsorship opportunities are available for consideration.
About the Atlanta Festival Academy
The Atlanta Festival Academy is a partnership with the Lin Yao Ji Music Foundation, the William Pu Music Academy, the Atlanta Youth Orchestra, HARPA International Music Academy and the support of the Menuhin Competition. The nine-day festival embraces international fellowship of students and faculty as wells as classical music education and mentorship.