From Wallace M.S. to Carnegie Hall

Photo by Rose Holloway

 On Jan. 30th, Alex Yi, an 8th grade exchange student at Wallace Middle School, was the 1st Prize winner at the Manhattan International Music Competition and was invited to perform at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Yi, originally from South Korea, is a percussionist in the Wallace Wind Ensemble. Yi performed on the piano Beethoven’s Sonata Op.31, No.3, 4th movement. Yi also received the New York State Assembly Award.

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