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Emma Hoglund piano

Emma Hoglund began studying music at age four and at ten made her debut with the Lion’s Gate Sinfonia, under the direction of Clyde Mitchell. She’s been a consistent winner of scholarships and trophies at the South Fraser Valley Registered Music Teacher’s Festival and with the Royal Conservatory of Music. In June of 2017, at the age of fourteen, she won the Senior Division of the VSO School of Music Future of Excellence Concerto Competition. Emma is a a student of Sergei Saratovsky at the VSO School of Music where she’s had the honour of performing in masterclasses with Emanuel Ax, Louie Lortie and Ian Parker. Her summer also included performances with the orchestra in the Basilica di San Pietro at Music Fest Perugia, Italy where she studied with Sasha Starcevich and Ilana Vered. Most recently, cbcmusic.ca included Emma in its list of 30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30, 2017 edition.

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