Kiara Kong

A young accomplished clarinettist, pianist and composer, Kiara is in her third year at The University of Auckland, majoring in music composition. She studies clarinet and piano under Rowan Meade and Bryan Sayer respectively.

Kiara is one of the finalists in the AYO concerto competition in 2019. She was awarded the Junior Bishop Music Prize and the First in Course Award in 2018. In 2017 she won the Nadine Levitt Scholarship and the school music competition. She was a scholar of the PNJA in 2016 and 2017 and was one of the regional finalists of the NZCT Chamber Competition.

Repertoire

Fantasia da Concerto 'Rigoletto' / Luigi Bassi
I. Allegro appassionato, II. Andante un poco adagio, and IV. Vivace from Sonata in F minor No.1, Op.120 / Johannes Brahms
I. Allegro risoluto, III. Allegro moderato, and IV. Andante molto - Allegro energico from Time Pieces, Op.43 / Robert Muczynski
Diamond Street / Kimmo Hakola

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