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8-year-old violinist wins Symphony 92.4FM Young Talents Project 2014

Eight-year-old violinist Kaelyn Soh won the top prize at this year’s Symphony 92.4FM Young Talents Project, and will be heading for Vienna to attend classes with top classical musicians there.

SINGAPORE: Eight-year-old Kaelyn Soh's performance on the violin at the grand finals of this year’s Symphony 92.4FM Young Talents Project won the hearts of the judges, and the top prize.

Soh beat nine other finalists to win the AMADEUS Young Talent Prize during a special gala concert held at the MediaCorp Television Theatre on Friday.

She took home a S$2,000 cash prize and will also get the chance to travel to Vienna, to attend masterclasses with top classical musicians.

The young violinist said she was very happy that she won the competition, and that it taught her to "be humble and work hard".

This year’s Young Talents Project gala concert also featured performances by the Singapore Children Orchestra and Nikolai Song, who won the top prize last year.

The concert will be telecast over Okto on July 5, 10pm and over Channel 8 on July 6 at 12pm.

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