Emily Sun (2009)

MLC School Old Girl and violinist, Emily Sun, won the ABC Young Performers Award 2018 with a performance of the Beethoven Violin Concerto at the Sydney Opera House accompanied by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Emily is an outstanding violinist who studied at Sydney Conservatorium of Music before undertaking her current studies at the Royal College of Music in London. As part of her prize, which is worth over $80,000, Emily will embark on a series of recitals and concerto performances around Australia and will also record a CD as well as an ABC Classic FM Artist-in-Residence appointment.

Additionally, Emily received the $25,000 YMF Award for Best Semi-Final Recital as well as the Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney Symphony Orchestra prizes. She also won the Sydney City and Melbourne Recital Centre prizes. Well done, Emily!