Emily Kistemaker

Emily Kistemaker wins 2018 Ken Murray Concerto Competition

Second-year student Emily Kistemaker is the 2018 Ken Murray Concerto Competition winner. As the winner Emily will receive the opportunity to perform with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra as well as a $5000.00 scholarship.

Emily performed Piano Concerto No.1, I, by Tchaikovsky during the final round of the competition on Jan 25, 2018. 

Emily is currently studying with violin instructor Jerzy Kaplanek who is a member of the renowned Penderecki String Quartet.

Other finalists included violinist Emma Monod and pianist Marko Pejanovic.