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Julia Chau

Julia Chau is 17 years old and started learning piano at the age of 5. She currently studies with David Tutt at the MacEwan University Conservatory of Music. At the age of 12, she received First Class Honours with Distinction for her RCM Grade 10 piano exam and the highest mark in the Edmonton region. She completed her ARCT in Piano Performance with First Class Honours in January of 2016. Julia has been a two-time Canadian Music Competition National Finalist in 2013 and 2014.

She continues to join many competitions such as the Edmonton Kiwanis Music Festival and the Alberta College Fall Music Festival, where she has won many scholarships such as the Nadine Thiru-Chelvam Special Scholarship and the Dorothy Buckley Piano Special Scholarship. Julia is the recipient of the Alexandra M. Munn Scholarship and the Ranald and Vera Shean Memorial Scholarship. She was selected as one of the top 5 candidates for the 2017 AMEF (Alberta Music Education Foundation) Student Recognition Awards in the Performance category.

Julia enjoys using her musical ability to help out in the community, and has been a member of the HCMP since 2015, where she volunteers as a piano teacher, performs at the annual fundraising concert, and participates with the Heart of the City Music Performance Troupe. At the age of 14, she held a fundraising concert with her sister to support the MacEwan University music scholarship fund. She has performed at hospitals, senior's residences and various concerts through the MacEwan University Conservatory of Music.

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