Qing Yu Chen, violin
In addition to winning both From the Top’s Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, and the Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars Award, Qing Yu has also received the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s College Scholarship, which she will use toward tuition for the Columbia University/Juilliard School joint program. Congratulations, Qing Yu!
Meet Qing Yu
Program Bio from Show 280:
Qing Yu Chen (violin), 13, is from Queens, New York, and is a student of Masao Kawasaki at The Juilliard Pre-College Division. She plays in the Juilliard String Ensemble and the Juilliard Pre-College Symphony, and has participated in Aspen Summer Music Festival and School. She is a recipient of From the Top’s Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, and also received the Cooke Foundation’s Young Scholars Award in 2013. A middle school student at Marie Curie M.S. 158 in Queens, New York, Qing Yu hopes to one day become a doctor.