Achievements

  • mid-2003: started learning piano at the age of 3 1/2.
  • mid-2004: started learning cello at the age of 4 1/2.
  • August 2004: Winner of Miles Franklin Festival in Piano solo competition.
  • mid-2005: Held first solo cello recital.
  • August 2005: Winner of National Eisteddfod Cello and Double Bass competition.
  • January 2006: Award cello scholarship in Casals Academy.
  • May 2006: Winner of Taylor Music Festival in String solo, Piano solo and Piano Duet competition.
  • June 2006: Achieve High Distinction in grade 4 AMEB cello examination (first ever AMEB examination) at the age of 6.
  • August 2006: Winner of Miles Franklin Festival in String solo competition.
  • September2006: Winner of National Eisteddfod Cello competition.
  • January 2007: Award cello scholarship in Casals Academy.
  • May 2007: Winner of Taylor Music Festival in String solo and Piano solo Competition.
  • June 2007 Winner of Music Teacher Association (ACT) student award.
  • September 2007: Winner of National Eisteddfod Cello competition. 1st Runner-up in National Eisteddfod Under-12 Open Strings Championship.
  • September 2008: Winner of National Eisteddfod Piano competition.
  • January 2009: Attended Cello Master Class by Hans Jensen.
  • September 2009: Winner of National Eisteddfod Piano competition.
  • August 2010: Performed as a guest performer in National Eisteddfod Choir national grand final.
  • September 2010: Winner of National Eisteddfod Piano competition.
  • November 2010: (cello) Recorded and broadcast by 2MBS Classic FM (Sydney) in Young and even younger series.
  • January 2011: Awarded faculty scholarship in Rising Stars program, Open Academy, Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
  • 1 April 2011: Premiere Performance of “Souvenir D’enfance” on harp, a composition by Jared.
  • April 2011: Attended Master Class by Pieter Wispelwey and David Geringas.
  • 7-8 April 2011: Performed in Young Artists concerts in Adelaide International Cello Festival.
  • May 2011: Performed in Japan Tsunami Fundraising concert.
  • 26 May 2011: Performed in Cello Solo Recital in Iguazu en Concierto.
  • 29 May 2011: Performed as Cello soloist in Grand Final concert in Iguazu en Concierto.
  • 5 June 2011: Premiere Performance of “Elements of Nature” on harp, a composition by Jared.
  • 31 August 2011: Winner of National Eisteddfod Piano competition.
  • 2 September 2011: Piano Recital in Wesley Music Centre, Canberra.
  • February 2012: (until 2017) Awarded Music Scholarship at Barker College, Sydney
  • July 2013: Winner of Sydney Eisteddfod Viola/Cello competition, Sydney
  • October 2013: Finalist in Alf Pollard Award, Sydney Eisteddfod, Sydney
  • November 2013: Touring Western NSW with Barker College Middle School Orchestra.
  • March 2014: Performed in “Mixed Brew Chai…Kovsky” Chamber Series with Charmian Gadd, Georg Pederson, Philip Shovk and Wendy Kong in Sydney Conservatorium, Sydney
  • March 2014: selected to be recorded by 2MBS Fine Music FM (Sydney)
  • April 2014: Winner of Canberra String Festival 18 and under solo competition.
  • July 2014: Second prize in Sydney Eisteddfod Viola/Cello/Double Bass Under 18 competition
  • July 2014: Winner of Sydney Eisteddfod String Sonata (Any age) competition with pianist Szu Yu Chen.
  • 12 November 2014: Winner of Barker College String competition.
  • November 2014: Touring Canberra and country NSW with Barker College Middle School Orchestra.
  • April 2015: Touring Venice, Istanbul and Gallipoli with Barker String Orchestra and performed in ANZAC Centenary Pre-Dawn service at Gallipoli, ANZAC Centenary Gala dinner in Istanbul and on board MSC Opera.
  • October 2015: Recitalist for National Youth Concerto Competition, Brisbane.
  • October 2015: Performed in Barker College musical production of “Crazy for you”.
  • 11 November 2015: Winner of Barker College String competition.
  • 28 February 2016: Recorded recital Young as semi-finalist for Virtuosi Award 2016 with Finemusic FM 2MBS, to be broadcasted at 1pm – 2pm on 8 June 2016.
  • 23 March 2016: Winner of Barker College Concerto competition.
  • April 2016: Semi -finalist in Kur-ring-ai Concerto Competition.
  • 20 August 2016: Performed in Crossroads Festival in Central Coast, NSW.
  • October 2016: Finalist of National Youth Concerto Competition, Brisbane. Performed Dvorak Cello Concerto in B Minor with Queensland Youth Orchestra
  • March 2017: Winner of Barker College Concerto competition.
  • April 2017: Winner of multiple section in Kur-ring-gai Concerto Competition, Sydney, with violinist Sarah Chang.
  • 21 June 2017: Performed in Sarasate Zigeunerweisen with Barker College Symphony Orchestra.
  • 24 June 2017: Performed in Brahms Concerto for Violin and Cello, Op. 102, 1st movement with Kur-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra.

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