Braintree Piano Student Wins Award in South Shore Conservatory’s Concerto Competition

South Shore Conservatory is celebrating more than 40 years of enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts.

South Shore Conservatory (SSC) congratulates piano student Samuel Yuen of Braintree for placing second in his division of the Conservatory’s 25th annual Concerto Competition on January 18 at the Conservatory’s Hingham campus location. 

A student of SSC piano instructor HuiMin Wang, Samuel received a trophy in a ceremony following the competition.  

Clarinetist Zachary West of Plymouth was named the overall winner of the competition.  As overall winner, Zachary performs with the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra at their March 10 Family Concert at Plymouth’s Memorial Hall.  Other winners in Division II include Karen Ji of Bourne and Laura Varas of Hingham, who tied with Samuel for second place.

For more information about SSC programs and competitions, visit http://www.sscmusic.org/.

About South Shore Conservatory

South Shore Conservatory, recently recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, is celebrating more than 40 years of enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts. SSC was founded as a not-for-profit community music school in 1970 and now has two beautiful campuses in Hingham and Duxbury.  Currently serving more than 2,500 students from the South Shore from ages 9 months to 90 years, SSC is the largest community school for the arts in New England. These students are of varying skill levels and participate in more than 50 diverse programs.

SSC’s Hingham campus is located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, 781-749-7565.  SSC’s Duxbury campus is located at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury, 781-934-2731. South Shore Conservatory is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education.  SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook or visit http://www.sscmusic.org/

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