Maylin Pre Kong
Peru, Lima Lima Violin
Maylin Stefanie Pré Kong is a Peruvian violinist and pianist. She began her violin studies at the age of three, teached by her mother. Years later, she continued with the Scottish teacher Caroline Fraser Blondet with the Suzuki methodology. At the age of nine, she began to study piano, likewise, with the teacher Caroline Fraser and in turn with the teacher Roberta Centurión. Since 2005, she has continuously participated in the Suzuki International Festivals, standing out as a soloist on violin and piano.
She obtained many distinctions and awards nationally and internationally. She won numerous soloist competitions organized by Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional del Perú, el Patronato Peruano de la Música and La Red Nacional de Orquestas de Coros Infantiles y Juveniles del Ministerio de Educació n. She twice participated in the Suzuki Method World Congress held in Minneapolis, USA. In 2009, she entered the National Conservatory of Music, now called the National University of Music of Peru, as first place in the specialty of violin. During this period, her teachers were Laszlo Benedeck (Romania), Elmira Coll (Russia) and Frank Arias (Cuba).
In 2008 and 2014 she was selected and awarded a scholarship to participate in INTERLOCHEN, Center for the Arts in Michigan, USA. She was also a finalist pianist in the contest organized by Telefónica: Lang Lang and young international talents. In 2017 and 2019 she was awarded a scholarship to participate in The Aspen Music Festival, Colorado, USA. She has received numerous master classes in both violin and piano, with teachers such as Bryan Lee of the Dover Quartet and Jorge Federico Osorio, an outstanding pianist Mexican.
She is now a graduated of the School of Fine Arts of the Universidad Panamericana in the specialties of violin and piano. Her teachers are Natalia Gvozdetskaya (Russia) on violin and Carlos Salmerón (Mexico) on piano. In 2019 she was selected to play as a soloist on violin with the Symphony Orchestra of the Universidad Panamericana.