Emily Sun (2009)

Congratulations to MLC Old Girl, Emily Sun, who has won the ABC Young Performers Award 2018 with a performance of the Beethoven Violin Concerto on Tuesday 24 July accompanied by the SSO in the SOCH.

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!