Strauss ShiViolin - American - 23
WFISC SEMI-FINALIST 2019
Chinese-American violinist Strauss Shi has made solo appearances with the Utah Symphony, USC Thornton Symphony, and the Chamber Music Society of Colombo. Strauss is a top prizewinner at numerous competitions including First Prize at the USC Thornton Concerto Competition (2018), Grand Prize at the Mondavi Center Young Artists Competition (2017), Second Prize at the inaugural Futian International Violin Competition (2016), among others. Strauss graduated from The Juilliard School studying with Catherine Cho, and is currently pursuing graduate degree as a Starling Fellow at the USC Thornton School of Music with Midori Goto and Pamela Frank.
Bach Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: Allemande and Courante
Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47: Allegro moderato
Bloch Baal Shem, B. 47: Nigun