Irene Chia Won First Prize in 2019 ABRSM High-Scorers’ Competition (Grade 8 Category)

Our student - Irene Chia Shin Huey, scored Distinction in 2018 ABRSM Practical Exam Piano Grade 8 exam. This year she is eligible to take part in the prestigious ABRSM High Scorers’ Competition: a competition for only students throughtout Malaysia who scored distinction in their ABRSM examination in 2018.

The competition was held on 23 Feb 2019 at Hilton Kuching. Irene played Sergei Prokofiev’s Prelude Op. 12, No. 7 “The Harp” - a technically challenging piece even for professionals. She performed this piece by the famous Russian composer brilliantly and expressively. The judges of the competition commented her performance as “Very well done!”.

We would like to congratulate Irene and her teacher Ruth Yong who had worked very hard on the preparation for the competition. We wish that music will continue to be the most precious and enjoyable part in Irene’s persuance.