Singapore 11-year-old violinist Chloe Chua wins first prize at prestigious Menuhin Competition

Singaporean violinist Chloe Chua has been playing the violin since she was four when she entered Nanyang Academy Of Fine Arts' School Of Young Talents Gifted Young Violinist Preparatory Course. PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO
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SINGAPORE - Eleven-year-old Singaporean violinist Chloe Chua, who won the first prize in the junior division of the Menuhin Competition last Friday (April 20), told The Straits Times via e-mail that she was "surprised" by her win.

She said: "Although I enjoyed myself on the stage and felt that I have done my best, I was still very surprised and excited when I heard that I was awarded first prize due to the high standard of performance given by so many other contestants."

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