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Jan. 25, 2018

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Second-year student Emily Kistemaker is the 2018 Ken Murray Concerto Competition winner. As the winner, Emily will receive the opportunity to perform with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra as well as a $5,000 scholarship.

Emily performed Violin Concerto No.1, II & III, Mendelssohn during the final round of the competition on Jan. 25, 2018. 

Emily is currently studying with violin instructor Jerzy Kaplanek who is a member of the renowned Penderecki String Quartet.

Other finalists included violinist Emma Monod and pianist Marko Pejanovic. 


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