On YNF Entertainment Magazine, “the best entertainment magazine in the UK“, Carolyn Chen, a Mississauga School of Music student, reached Finalist In The RCM Piano Competition Music Lights the Way Piano Festival finals ahead of thousands of hopefuls from across North America.
The Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) Music Lights the Way Piano Festival – Youth Division has selected Mississauga’s Carolyn Chen, a young and talented pianist, as a finalist. Carolyn stood out among her peers in the Level 9 Piano category of this competition, which was open to thousands of piano students from the United States and Canada.
Jenny Goh, the founder of Mississauga School of Music (MSoM), is nothing but full of praise for Carolyn. She says that even though Carolyn is only 10 years old, she has already made a name for herself in the music industry. She has won several awards for her performances at the Peel Music Festival, the Kiwanis Toronto Music Festival, and the OMFA Provincial Music Competition. Each of her performances, whether on the competition stage or entertaining seniors at a retirement home, demonstrates her dedication and love of music.
Carolyn is one of just four finalists in her advanced category at the inaugural RCM Music Lights the Way Piano Festival. Next month, she will perform in front of a panel of judges at Koerner Hall in Toronto.
Dr. Christopher Miranda, an instructor at MSoM, is teaching Carolyn piano right now. Carolyn’s performance of Intermezzo, opus has received praise from Dr. Miranda. 116, no. 2 by Johannes Brahms, which states that her deeply moving and enchanting performance comes directly from her heart.
According to Goh, Carolyn has accomplished a remarkable feat that demonstrates her talent and dedication. The Mississauga School of Music’s staff and students are extremely proud of Carolyn and will support her in the final round.
Mississauga School of Music (MSoM)
In order to raise the standard of musical education in Mississauga, Jenny Goh established the Mississauga School of Music (MSoM) in 1988. Jenny set up a music school with the goal of providing the same high-level, performance-based education she had received at the prestigious Shanghai Conservatory.
Readers’ Choice’s #1 Music School award has gone to the Mississauga School of Music six times (Mississauga News). MSoM has also won the Consumer Choice Award four times and has been serving Mississauga, Oakville, Brampton, and Milton for more than 35 years.