15 year Old Cellist Zlatomir Fung Awarded 1st Prize at Klein International String Competition

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15 year old American cellist Zlatomir Fung has been awarded 1st prize at the Irving M. Klein International String Competition, in San Francisco.

A student of Richard Aaron at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School, Fung is a former prize winner at the Tchaikovsky International Cello Competition, for Young Musicians.

2nd Prize was awarded to 18 year old cellist Charles Seo - and 3rd prize to 16 year old violinist Angela Wee.

Irving M Klein International String Competition Finalists

Zlatomir will receive USD $13,000 – and a number of solo engagements in the Californian area.

Regarded as one of the most important development prizes for emerging young American-based string soloists, previous prize winners include Jennifer Koh, Vadim Gluzman and VC ‘Young Artists’ Tessa Lark and Nikki Chooi.