Saturday March 14 2020, 11:00 AM
Musique Royale presents Devin Huang, the first recipient of the newly established Peggy Corkum / Musique Royale Legacy Award, for a solo piano program at Cecilia’s Retreat. The morning will include music by Bach, Beethoven and Chopin. Thirteen-year-old Devin Huang is a Grade 8 student at Sacred Heart School of Halifax and has been a student of Ms. Lynn Stodola since 2016. Since being introduced to piano at the age of seven, he has shown great enthusiasm towards piano performance, both solo and chamber.
Devin has been a regular participant in numerous Nova Scotia Kiwanis Music Festivals, placing first in all of his classes and winning several named prizes and scholarships, including the prestigious President’s Cup for the past two years. He has also been the Junior Piano prize winner at the Nova Scotia Provincial Finals in 2018 and 2019 as well as winner of the Nova Scotia Registered Teachers’ Association Scholarship Competition in both Senior and Advanced Divisions, respectively, in the same years. He has been a National Finalist for the Canadian Music Competition since 2017, winning first prize each year in his age category as well as the overall Grand Prize in all instruments, age 11 - 14 in 2018.