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Best Wishes to the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Scholarship Finalists

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These six finalists are some of Australia’s finest young musicians. Join us as they combine their talents in a program of magnificent music as they compete in the final round of the Sydney Eisteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Instrumental Scholarship. 

Wendy Kong, VIOLIN

accompanied by Hye-Lim Lee

Works by Bach, Ysaye and Wieiawski.

Wendy has played her way into the final round of this prestigious scholarship for the third time this year and has been winning prizes on Sydney Eisteddfod stages since 2007.

Wendy Kong, finalist in the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Instrumenta

Wendy Kong, finalist in the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Instrumental Scholarship

Andrew Blanch, GUITAR

Works by Turina, Bach, Castelnuovo-Tedesco & Llobet.

Andrew has been successfully competing in guitar events at Sydney Eisteddfod since 2001.

Andrew Blanch, finalist in the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Instrum

Andrew Blanch, finalist in the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Instrumental Scholarship

Ennes Mehmedbasic, OBOE

accompanied by John Martin

Works by Telemann, Schumann and Mozart.

Ennes Mehmedbasic, finalists in the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Ins

Ennes Mehmedbasic, finalists in the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Instrumental Scholarship

Charlie Westhoff, VIOLIN

accompanied by Julia Brimo

Works by Saint-Saens, Ysaye and Gershwin.

Charlie has won many prizes at Sydney Eisteddfod. In 2012, after winning the Wenkart Foundation Junior Violin contest, he emerged triumphant in the Sydney Eisteddfod Alf & Pearl Pollard Memorial Awards for Performance Excellence.

Charlie Westhoff, finalist in the 2014 Sydney EIsteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Instr

Charlie Westhoff, finalist in the 2014 Sydney EIsteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Instrumental Scholarship

Thomas Azoury, CLARINET

accompanied by Susan Powell

Works by Debussy, Stravinsky and Messager.

Thomas Azoury, finalist in the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Instrume

Thomas Azoury, finalist in the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Instrumental Scholarship

Caleb Wong, CELLO

accompanied by Grace Wong

Works by Cassado, Martinu and Popper.

In 2013 Caleb won the Sydney Eisteddfod Viola/Cello Award (16/u), along with Acoustic Stringed Instrument (18/u). He was also a finalist in the 2013 Sydney Eisteddfod Alf & Pearl Pollard Memorial Awards for Performance Excellence.

Caleb Wong, finalist in the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Instrumenta

Caleb Wong, finalist in the 2014 Sydney Eisteddfod NSW Drs Orchestra Instrumental Scholarship