Gina currently attends Leonia High School as a senior. She attended Manhattan School of music and studied with professor Jennifer Raymond from 2010-2012. While studying there, she performed Hindemith Oboe Concerto, Telemann Trio, Madeline Dring Trio at the Greenfield Hall. She began accompaniment in 2010 and still accompanies for LHS. She won outstanding accompanist award in the years 2010, 2011, 2012 at the Great Adventure Music Competition. She played in New Jersey Little Orchestra from 2010-2012. She also started Bergen Youth Orchestra since 2011 and she is currently first chair in the Bergen Youth Symphony Orchestra. She won 1st place in Northern Jersey Regional in 2012. She was also part of Acphill (Academie Philharmonic) Orchestra under Jack Rosenberg from Juilliard College in 2013 and 2014. She was also participated in the Crescendo Competition and won 2nd place in 2013. She also performed Haydn Oboe Concerto in Carnegie Hall in 2013 and performed Albinoni Oboe Concerto in Bruno Walter Hall, Lincoln Center in 2014 accompanied by New York School of Music and Art Professional Orchestra. She participated in Music Heritage Festival in Boston, Chicago, and Philadelphia in 2013, 2014, 2015 and won trophies for LHS music department. Currently, she is a piano accompanist for LHS choirs as well as LHS jazz band and an oboist in LHS wind ensemble and orchestra.
About the PV Young Artist Recognition Award
Mission: To recognize outstanding High School music students in our area.
Award: $100, a certificate and plaque and a chance to perform on a PV series concert.
Selection: Winner is chosen by the chairman of a high school music department. PV’s Board of Trustees selects the chosen high school each year in a random process.
PV would like to thank The Trophy King for providing the award plaque. 309 Queen Anne Road Teaneck, NJ(201)836-1482 - www.trophyking.net
We congratulate this year’s winner!