Livingston Teen Pianist To Perform Solo At Caldwell University

An award-winning 13-year-old pianist from Livingston is scheduled to perform in her second solo concert June 18 at Caldwell University, a fundraiser for the Children’s Cancer Foundation.
Crystal Su will perform from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free, but donations to the foundation are encouraged.
Born in Florida, Su started playing piano at age 5. She took first place in the Oklahoma Music Teacher Association piano competition in 2009, and won two more first place prizes in the OMTA piano competitions during the next two years.
She moved with her family to Livingston in 2011, and has been taking lessons locally with Alla Lovel. 
Su has won consecutive grand prizes at the Crescendo International Competitions from 2012 to 2017, and was invited as a VIP performer each year to Carnegie Hall in New York. She has also won consecutive grand prizes at the Little Mozart International Competition from 2012 to 2016.
In 2014, Su was awarded the 2014 class musical award from Harrison Elementary School in Livingston.
During the summers of 2014 to 2016, she participated in the Students Exchange Program sponsored by the Crescendo International Competition committee. She traveled to Boston, central California, and Toronto to perform in several prestigious music halls. 
In 2015, at the age of 11, Su held her first solo piano concert at Caldwell University, performing eight difficult pieces.
In 2016, she became the first place prize winner for the musical competition sponsored by the Manchester Community Music School. She also won the second prize for the International Grande Music Competition and second prize for the Great Composer Competition.
Su, who also enjoys playing viola, became the age group winner for the 2016 and 2017 Young Pianist Competition sponsored by Steinway Society of South Jersey. She was later selected as the runner-up for the Junior Division for the Young Pianist Winners Concert.

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