Hello again music lovers. We would like to welcome you into the station this afternoon for a live performance. We will be broadcasting online with the winner of our scholarship award to the Royal Ontario Conservatory of Music.
Please join us for an exclusive performance with Ema Nikolovska
16-year-old Ema Nikolovska was born in Skopje, Macedonia and started playing the violin at the age of 4. She has been awarded numerous scholarships and music awards, and has been runner-up in the Canadian Music Competition National Finals for 2006, 2007 and 2008. Ema has performed with Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Sinfonietta, and NYCO Symphony Orchestra, Academy Symphony Orchestra and Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra as a winner of their concerto competitions. In the coming 2010/2011 season, Ema will be performing as a soloist with the NYCO Symphony Orchestra and Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra.
Ema is an active chamber musician and a member of the Academy Symphony Orchestra and Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra. She has performed in a number of master classes for renowned artists such as: Paul Kantor, Mauricio Fuks, Andres Cardenes, Federico Agostini, Miriam Fried, Jacques Israelievitch, James Ehnes, Mimi Zweig, Christian Tetzlaff.
"Ema is a scholarship student at the Young Artists Performance Academy of the Glenn Gould School and has been studying violin with Kelly Parkins-Lindstrom for the last six years, and with Paul Kantor for the last year. She is currently preparing for the ARCT Performance Exam, and looking forward to spend the summer in the renowned music camps in Orford, Quebec, and Aspen, Colorado, as a recipient of a considerable scholarship."