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US - LA Preliminary & Chamber Music Festival

April 29-April 30 , 2023 

USA -LA : In- Person Preliminary Application Deadline : April 1 ,2023 


GOCAA Concert :April  29 , 2023

Competition date : April 30, 2023 

Preliminary Fee : $ 120

Chamber Music Festival Fee : $ 1500

include : 2 time rehearsal / 1 time concert 

   4/ 29  Pm 2:00-Pm5:00  first time rehearse ( each half hour ) 

   4/ 30   Pm4:00-Pm 6:30 second time rehearse (each half hour)

             Pm7:00   GOCAA Chamber music concert & Chamber Music Competition

GOCAA Chamber Music Training Camp

          Competitors are welcome to voluntarily sign up for the GOCAA chamber music training camp. We will invite chamber music instructors from the San Francisco Conservatory of music to practice chamber music works with the registered participants, so that the participants can experience the joy of cooperating with others, learn to listen to the cooperation of other instruments, and cooperate with other professional chamber music players. Chamber music works will be distributed to students to practice in advance after successful registration.

GOCAA Chamber Music Festival Students :


Chanel Xu :Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker The Dance of the Reed Flute

Elysia Huang :Mozart Piano Quartet in g minor KV. 478 the 2nd movement Andante

Olivia Zheng :Shostakovich Five pieces for two Violins and Piano the V Polka

Jocelyn Wei :Schubert Piano Quartet in A Major D.667 3rd movement Scherzo. Presto

Yilin Wang:Haydn Piano Trio No. 39 Hob XV: 25 III Finale Rondo



LA Sierra University Campus

Hole Memorial Auditorium

4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside ,CA 92505


GOCAA Chamber Music Concert

& Result Announcement

Time : Pm 7:00-Pm 9:00


Professional Chamber Music Musician Team :


Lucy Lu    Violinist :

is an active teacher, soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. Ms. Lu's performances took her to several cities around the United States, China, and Europe to play in some of the greatest concert halls. She served as Concertmaster of the Bellflower Symphony, Orchestra Collective of Orange Country and is currently the 1st violinist of Plaża String Quartet. Ms. Lu has performed with the Nie’Er Symphony Orchestra in China, Four Seasons Youth Orchestra, LA Chamber Choir, and Celestial Opera Company as a violin soloist and has performed at places such as the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Cerritos Performing Art Center, Irvine Barclay Theatre, Musco Center of the Arts, Carpenter Performing Arts Center in the Los Angeles area. Ms. Lu also performs with the Dana Point Symphony Orchestra, Millennium Choir and Orchestra, Corona Symphony, La Mirada Symphony and Rio Honda Symphony Orchestra.

Ms. Lu founded Violinbaby Music Studio where she trains young violinists, many of whom are accepted into renowned music organizations such as The Colburn School, Seattle Youth Symphony, Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra and Claremont Youth Symphony Orchestra. Her students has also been winning at international violin competitions such as the MAP International Music Competition and she was awarded the Honorable Instructor of the MAP-IMC 2022.

Ms. Lu also coaches youth orchestras such as Orange County Youth Symphony, Four Seasons Youth Orchestra and South Coast Youth Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Lu received her Masters degree from the Bob Cole Conservatory at California State University, Long Beach where she studied with Professor Moni Simeonov.



Ms. Pin Fei Tang.  Cellist 


graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-champion and the Peabody Music Conservatory with Master of Music and the Artist Diploma studied with Professor Laurien Laufman and Stephen Kates. During the years of study there, she won the first prize of the Rolland String Competition.

After graduation from Peabody, she got into the doctoral program in the University of Maryland studied with Professor Evelyn Elsing and the Guarneri String Quartet.

She has been teaching cello and chamber music in La Sierra University since 1995, Cal State Los Angeles since 2015 and Azusa Pacific University in 2019.

Ms Tang is actively involved on stage performance for chamber music and solo, also she has been frequently invited to judge competitions and teaching in music festivals such as American String Teachers Association Competition, the 6th China National Cello Competition in Beijing China, CMTANC International Youth Music Competition in San Jose, the 1st Schoenfeld International String Competition in Hong Kong, Steinway Midsummer Music Festival, the International String Music Summer Festival in Vancouver, Canada and the Montecito International Music Festival in Santa Barbara.

Over those years of teaching, Pin Fei has brought students to achieve the goal of winning cello solo and chamber music competitions including the American Protégé International Music Talent Competition, Schoenfeld International String Competition, Enkor International Music Competition and etc.

She also won the Excellent Teacher’s award of at American Protégé International Music Competition Carnegie Hall 2013. Distinguished Teacher’s award of 1st Schoenfeld International String Competition in Hong Kong China 2013.

Fatima Sullivan, Viola


Fatima is a high school graduate of Sage Oak Charter School, where she earned the California State Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish and graduated in the top three percent of her senior class. In 2022, she founded her school’s first Music Club, delivered the commencement address at her high school graduation, and won her school’s award for overall leadership. Fatima was a Colburn Conservatory mentorship selectee in 2021. She was principal violist in the San Diego Civic Youth Orchestra in the 2021-22 season and was specially selected for the “Chamber Music | OC Pre-College Program” in 2022. Fatima will be attending Northwestern University in the fall (2023), on a scholarship to study viola performance with Helen Callus at the Bienen School of Music. Fatima is currently spending her “gap year” working as a freelance musician, playing with the La Sierra University Orchestra, Dana Point Symphony Orchestra, Temecula Valley Symphony, and Corona Symphony Orchestra.

GOCAA Chamber Music Festival Students :


Chanel Xu :Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker The Dance of the Reed Flute

Elysia Huang :Mozart Piano Quartet in g minor KV. 478 the 2nd movement Andante

Olivia Zheng :Shostakovich Five pieces for two Violins and Piano the V Polka

Jocelyn Wei :Schubert Piano Quartet in A Major D.667 3rd movement Scherzo. Presto

Yilin Wang:Haydn Piano Trio No. 39 Hob XV: 25 III Finale Rondo






GOCAA Young Artist --YiDi Ding Solo Concert


1.Chopin Nocturne Op48-1

2.Chopin Etude Op25-12 Ocean  

3.Tchaikovsky Romance in F minor Op.5    

4.Ravel Sonatine (full)                    

5.Chopin Polonais Op.26, No.1  

6.Beethoven sonata Op10-2 Frist Movement



Yi Di Ding Bio.


Young Steinway Artist, Yidi Ding, age 11,started playing piano at the age of 5 and has shown promising talent since beginning his formal studies. Now, he is often invited to perform for many esteemed organizations and institutions in Carnegie Hall. At the age of 6, he held his solo recital at the Shanghai Oriental Art Centre and was invited by the China Record Corporation to release his new album. Yidi has won over twenty Prizes in many prestigious piano competitions in America, Europe, and China.

  • First CD Published at Age 6

  • Accepted by the Julliard School at Age 7

  • “Young Scholar” of Lang Lang International Music Foundation at Age 8

  • The Most Youngest “Steinway Young Artist” in the World at Age 11

  • More than 22 First Prizes Winner on Piano Competitions

GOCAA Chamber Music Festival 2022 (San Francisco)

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