2019-20 • 77th Season

Enoch Hsiao

Violin

Enoch Hsiao, violinEnoch Hsiao, a current senior at North Allegheny Senior High School, performs both the piano and violin, staring at the age of 6 and 8 respectfully.  Moving from Buffalo, New York to Wexford, Pennsylvania in 2013, Enoch currently studies violin with Rachel Stegeman. Enoch is a current co-concertmaster in PYSO and also performs with his High School Chamber Orchestra. In 2017, Enoch participated in the Districts, Regionals, and the All-State Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) Festivals, earning the role as Concertmaster at Regionals. Performing with the Vivo Quartet has allowed Enoch to experience and perform in a more intimate setting and build everlasting friendships. 

Enoch has also been an accomplished pianist. As a student of Marina Lupinacci, Enoch won the Pittsburgh Concert Society Young Artist competition in solo piano in 2015. In 2017, he was the winner of the PYSO Concerto Competition, playing Franz Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2 in Pittsburgh’s Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts, as well as the winner of the Pittsburgh Philharmonic’s Young Artist Concerto Competition. He won the 2018 Butler County Symphony Young Artist Competition performing Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 and the Christine Bane Kefferstan International Classical Competition at WVU School of Music. 

In his free time, he loves to interact with his friends and has also found success in gaming. In playing the mobile game Clash Royale, Enoch entered the 2017 Crown Championship Global Series competition and became the North American Champion, ultimately placing second in the Clash Royale World Finals.

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