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NEWS-EVENTS


Mercedes and Matt Dusk (Centre), Fernando Varela (Behind), Emilie Claire Barlow, Jake Shimabukuro, Matt Dusk

Mercedes returns to Flato Markham Theatre on Oct 29 2014, Wed 8:00 PM, for the Diamond Subscription Series. For More Information Please Click the Above Photo

NEWSPAPERS

Nov 15, 2008 - Sing Tao ( interview: published Nov 21, 2008 )

Dec 13, 2008 - Economist & Sun ( article on upcoming recital )

Dec 14, 2008 - Sing Tao ( article on upcoming recital )

Dec 16, 2008 - Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation ( Press Conference )

Dec 17, 2008 - Press Conference published in the following Local & Online Newspapers: Sing Tao, Ming Pao, World Journal, Today Daily News Epoch Times, TORCN.CA, 51.CA, Canadian Chinese Express etc.

Dec 30, 2008 - World Journal Gala Banquet ( performance: published Jan 4, 2009 )

April 3, 2009 - Sing Tao ("Love Across the Pacific" concert) including web news on dushi.ca

August 2009 - Snap Markham Vol.3 No.1 August 2009- Canada Day, July 1, 2009, Markham's Mayor's Councillors' Senior Luncheon Performance

Aug 10,2009 - Sing Tao Daily & Ming Pao - Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation Merit Award (Youngest to receive the award)

Sept 20,2009 - Sing Tao Daily- Moon Cake Festival & 10th Anniversary of the Mississauga Mandarin Association Concert , September 19, 2009

Sept 28, 2009 - Sing Tao Daily ~Community Activities~ Photo Gallery Feature: "Mercedes Prodigy Violinist"

January 29, 2010 - City Life Magazine-Mercedes Violin Solo "a spectacular evening of talent at Le Parc Banquet Hall" by the Children’s Aid Foundation of York Region

July 15, 2010 - World Journal Focus - 8 Year Old Music Prodigy: Juilliard School of Music Pre-College Talented Program 2010 Youngest Scholarship Winner

July 16, 2010 - Sing Tao Daily - 8 Year Old, Chinese Youngest Prodigy Violinist Ever to Get Accepted by Juilliard School of Music; Mercedes Became the Youngest Student of the World Top Teacher Donald Weilerstein 2010

July 18, 2010 - Hong Kong Apple Daily-Feature: Youngest Chinese Prodigy Violinist Ever to Get Accepted by Juilliard School of Music (Online Newspaper & Video: Long Distance Phone Interview)

August 7, 2010 - Economist & Sun ~ “Juilliard likes sounds of Mercedes, 8”

February 23, 2011 - Sing Tao Daily (web news published Feb 24,; newspaper Feb 25, 2011) - Mercedes ACRA Award & Royal Conservatory of Music ARCT Violin Performer Diploma exam with First class Honours; Spotlight Gala Solo 2011

February 23, 2011 - Ming Pao Newspapers (published Feb 25, 2011)-"Canadian Prodigy Violinist Mercedes Cheung"

February 24, 2011 - Economist & Sun ~ “Young talents help children’s aid”, Spotlight Gala 2011 featuring youth talent in York Region in support of Children’s Aid Foundation of York Region

March 30, 2012 - Canadian City Post

华裔小才女的奔驰小提琴世界 (Talented Canadian Chinese in the Violin World)

March 31, 2012 - Markham Economist & Sun: Child prodigy highlights come-back concert

April Issue - Whole Note Magazine: Prodigy, Pianist and the Masters (article by Sharna Searle)

April Issue* - SNAP Richmond Hill: April 8 MSO Concert Listing

April 4, 2012 - Sing Tao Daily

April 8, 2012 - 51.ca-Interview at MSO Concert (published April 23)

May Issue* - SNAP Markham: May 28 Concert Listing

May 9, 2012 - Press Conference, Markham

May 10, 2012 - Ming Pao Newspapers

May 10, 2012 - Sing Tao Daily

May 10, 2012 - World Journal

May 17, 2012* - Markham Economist & Sun-CONNECTed: May 28 Concert Listing

May 18, 2012 - Global Chinese Press

May 25, 2012 - Today Commercial News: Press Conference, Markham (published May 26)

May Issue - SNAP Richmond Hill: May 28 MSO Concert Article & Photos with Mercedes

Summer 2012 - Markham Life Guide: "Markham Symphony Orchestra Season" with Mercedes

June 1, 2012 - Norstar Times: Exclusive Interview (front page/full page article)

October 25, 2012 - Sing Tao Daily (Carnegie Hall Recital Debut) 10歲華裔音樂神童奏小提琴最難曲

October 25, 2012 - Ming Pao Newspapers (Carnegie Hall Recital Debut)梅賽得斯殿堂演奏廳獻技 - 10歲華裔小提琴天才演奏

October 25, 2012 - Dushi.ca: Canadian-Chinese child prodigy playing the most difficult repertoire 加拿大裔音神童奏小提琴最曲目

November 2012: The Juilliard Journal-Community News: Mercedes' Carnegie Hall Recital, November 3, 2012

December 13, 2012 - DUSHI Real Estate Newspapers: PP. 24-26 - Feature Article & Photos, "Celebrity Home- Musician Living"

December 17, 2012 - Markham Review: Vol. 1 Issue 7, PP. 1 & 12 - "Ten Year Old Violinist To Headline Carnegie Hall Performance"

December 2012/January 2013: The Juilliard Journal-Community News:  Carnegie Hall Recital rescheduled to December 28, 2012; Mercedes' DVD & CD Release of 24 Paganini Caprices.

February 2013 - SNAP Markham: Mercedes Cheung Violin Recital (with Carnegie Hall/Juilliard School photos)

May 8, 2014 - Markham Economist & Sun - "Pan American Flair Marks Markham Theatre's 30th" Article; "Mercedes Cheung, 12, of Markham Performs AT Yesturday At Flato Markham Theatre Season Launch"

June 2014 -SNAP'D Markham, Photos Feature, Flato Markham Theatre Diamond Series Season Launch.  http://www.snapmarkham.com/index.php?option=com_sngevents&id[]=674777

June 2014 - Interviewed by "Toronto Life" Magazine as one of Three Gifted Prodigies in Toronto, Ontario.

September/October 2014 - York Region Media Group Magazines - Flato Markham Theatre Diamond Series Recital Promotion

October 22, 2014 - Today Commercial News, P. 31 Solo Violin Recital, Flato Markham Theatre Diamond Series Promotion

December 2014 - SNAP'D Markham -Photos Feature of Solo Violin Recital, Flato Markham Theatre Diamond Series

December 2014 - The Post Magazine; Featured On Cover Page & "20 Under 20" Article

SORRY! WE WILL UPDATE LATER.

TELEVISION & RADIO BROADCAST

Nov 28, 2008 - Rogers TV ( interview: broadcast Dec 1, 2008 )

Dec 2, 2008 - Fairchild TV( interview : broadcast Dec 4, 2008)

Dec 17, 2008 - OMNI TV ( Dec 16, 2008 Press Conference: broadcast )

Dec 21, 2008 - Talentvision ( Violin Recital: broadcast: Jan 2, 2009 )

Jan 18, 2008 - Fairchild TV ( interview/documentary/performance )

Mar 3, 2009 - Fairchild TV ( 1-hour documentary on Mercedes Cheung )

April 10, 2009 - Talentvision (Love Across the Pacific concert)

Nov 19, 2009 - Rogers TV (Interview/Violin Solo Live Performance: Recording Broadcast Nov 20, 2009 )

July 19, 2010 - AM 88.9 Canadian Chinese Radio Broadcast

August 13, 2010 - New York Sinovision TV Station interview & performance (Feature and introduce Mercedes' life as a young genius and how her interest in music grew)

August 19, 2010 - CTV Television Interview & Performance (Broadcast: August 22, Sunday 6 pm)

February 23, 2011 - Rogers TV Lexi Logon: interview & performance (Broadcast: Feb 25-27 on York Region This Week ); Spotlight Gala 2011 & Royal Conservatory of Music ARCT Violin Performer Diploma

February 28, 2011 - City TV Breakfast TV (Broadcast: March 1, 2011) Spotlight Gala 2011 featuring youth talent in York Region in support of Children’s Aid Foundation of York Region

March 30, 2012 - Rogers TV Broadcasts (repeated for 1 week): Community Connections (Brianne Thom, host)

April 9, 2012 - 'Canadian Prodigy Violinist Mercedes Cheung - Guest Soloist with Markham Symphony Orchestra', Omni TV News [Hong Wun Hwa]

April 11, 2012 - Interview with Shawn Wang "Featured Story"; Broadcast April 28, 2012 - Omni 2 TV [ Mandarin Weekend ]

April 29, 2012 - CTV Toronto Broadcast-Interview with Karlene Nation: Violin Virtuoso-A young violin virtuoso's talent takes her on an amazing journey.  

October 20, 2012 - Sinovision TV (New York) Interview: (Carnegie Hall Debut); Broadcast October 22, 2012 10岁登台卡耐基音乐厅 华裔女孩的小提琴世

October 22, 2012 - Rogers TV Interview (Carnegie Hall Debut); Broadcast Nov 9 & Dec 14 repeated for 1 week): Community Connection (Brianne Thom, host)

October 29, 2012 - WNED FM 94.5 (Buffalo) Interview with Peter Hall (Carnegie Hall Debut); Broadcast October 30 2012

November 12, 2012 - National Television: Canada AM Live Interview: Small musician with big aspirations

November 12, 2012 - CTV Toronto: Local violin prodigy wins scholarship

December 10, 2012, TVOKids Toronto, Interviewed and Performance live on air

December 26, 2012 - CTV Toronto-Markham Violinist takes her bow (Juilliard School trips/Carnegie Hall Recital)

January 1, 2013, A guest on TVOKids Station for ' New Year's Special "Music"
Day program performed and interviewed live on air with audients, tribute the new version of " Everybody do the Bookworm" Song

October 10, 2014 - Rogers TV - "Music in My Hood Program" interview & Performance.

October 30, 2014 - Toronto TV Broadcast, October 29 Solo Violin Recital, Flato Markham Theatre Diamond Series -"12 Year Old Prodigy Violinist"
http://www.ntdtv.com/xtr/gb/2014/10/31/a1150304.html

November 6, 2014, NTDTV - Broadcast - Special Interview & Feature of Mercedes' Musical Life http://www.ntdtv.com/xtr/gb/2014/11/07/a1152138.html#sthash.8yPjJgT5.dpuf

SORRY! WE WILL UPDATE LATER.


Copyright 2008

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* Mercedes Has Been Selected By Maestro Shlomo Mintz As the 2014 Youngest One of The 
12 Gifted Violinists [Age Up to 27]. To join the Crans Montana Classics Summer Music Program


*December 21 2008: "Mercedes' Six Years Old Violin Recital", Sunday, 3 PM, Markham Theatre For Performing Arts

*March 3, 2009:
Mercedes' Performance & Interview, Fairchild TV Station (1-Hour Documentary on Mercedes' Performance & Musical Life Story)

 *April 3, 2009: Mercedes Violin Solo Performance: "Love Across the Pacific" Concert, joined with Eight China Pop & Classical Super Stars, 8 PM, the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto (P.C.Ho Theatre), Canada

*June 23, 2009: Mercedes Violin Solo Performance: "Tribute Performance", Tuesday, 7 PM, Markham Council Chambers, Markham Civic Centre, Canada

*July 1, 2009: Mercedes Violin Solo Performance: Markham Canada Day Celebrations- Mayor's Luncheon, Wednesday, 11 AM, Le Parc Dining & Banquet Halls, Richmond Hill, Canada

*August 30, 2009: Mercedes Violin Solo Performance: Markham Community Outdoor Concert & BBQ, 1 to 4 PM, Phyllis Rawlinson Park(Hosted by Helena Jaczek, Member of Provincial Parliament, Oak Ridges, Markham)

*September 19, 2009: Mercedes Violin Solo Performance: The Celebration of Mooncake Festival and Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the Mississauga Mandarin Association Concert, 7:30 PM, Meadowvale Theatre, Mississauga, Canada

*October 31, 2009: Mercedes Violin Solo Performance (Special Guest): Hosted by Rotary Club of Markham, 7:30 PM, Holiday Inn Hotel, Markham, Canada

*November 19, 2009: Mercedes Violin Solo Performance: Featuring Youth Talent in York Region, Hosted by the Children's Aid Foundation of York Region, 7 PM, Le Parc, Concord, 20 Rivermede Rd., Concord, Ontario

*November 22, 2009: Mercedes Violin Solo Performance ( Opening Gala): Hosted by Markham Sport Council , 7:30 PM, Hilton Suites Hotel, Markam, Canada

*February 14, 2010: Mercedes Violin Solo Performance: Invited as guest in the “China New Year Concert 2010”, World Broadcasting TV Program, Beijing, China (This Engagement Cancelled Due to Long Distance Travel)

*July 16-18, 2010: Mercedes Violin Solo Performance: Invited by Farley Flex (the judge on Canadian Idol) to solo, DURHAM INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 2010- Lakeview Park, Oshawa

*August TBA, 2010: Mercedes Violin Solo with Shanghai Teacher's College Conservatory of Music Symphony Orchestra- Vieuxtemps: Violin Concerto No.5, Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Wieniawski: Polonaise Brillante , 7:00 PM, He Luting Concerto Hall, Shangahi, China (This engagement has postponed to 2011, due to conflict with other activities)

*August 8, 2010: Mercedes Violin Solo Performance: 40th Anniversary of Canada-China Diplomatic Relations Celebration-Concert, Toronto City Hall, Nathan Philips Square, Canada

*February 28, 2011: Mercedes Violin Solo Performance: Spotlight Gala 2011 Concert; (1) Wieniawaski: Polonaise Brillante in D Major, Op. 4, (2) Vieuxtemps: Souvenir d' Amerique Variations on " Yankee Doodle", (3) Paganini: Caprices, Markham Theatre, Canada

*July 1, 2011, Mercedes Violin Performance: Violin Solo Debut with Markham Symphony Orchestra, Canada Day Concert: (1) Sarasate: Ziguenerweisen (2) Wieniawski: Polonaise Brilante in D Major, Op. 4, Mihne Dam Conservation Park, Canada

*July 8, 2011: Mercedes Special guest solo artist ( invite by Barry Shiffman, Director of Banff Summer program); performed Sarasate: Ziguenerweisen and two Paganini Caprices, Rolston Recital Hall, Bannff Centre, Alberta, Canada

*April 8, 2012: Mercedes Violin Solo Performance with Markham Symphony Orchestra: (1)Vivaldi: Four Seasons "Winter Concerto (2) Nino Rota: Love Theme from "Romeo and Juliet" Encore: Wieniawski: Caprice No. 4, Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, Canada

*May 28, 2012: Mercedes Violin Performance: Violin Solo Debut with Markham Symphony Orchestra: (1) Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Encore: Paganini Caprice No. 1, Flato Markham Theatre for Performing Arts, Canada

*December, 28, 2012, Mercedes Violin Solo Performance of Entire Set of Paganini 24  Caprices; "Ten Years Old" Carnegie Hall Debut at Weil Recital Hall, New York, Canada

*January 12, 2013, Mercedes Violin Solo Recital in Paul Hall, 60 Lincoln Centre Plaza at 65th Street, New York, USA

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April 25, 2013, Mercedes Solo Violin Performance: Gala for Giving Markham Fundraise Concert, Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall, Markham

*May 26, 2013, Mercedes Violin Solo Performance: Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, with Markham Symphony Orchestra,Premiere Balloon and Convention  Centre Hall, Richmond Hill, Canada


*June 2, 2013: Mercedes Solo Violin Performance: 10th Anniversary of the Fujian CAC Concert, Premiere Balloon and Convention  Centre Hall, Richmond Hill, Canada

*June 6, 2013, Mercedes Violin Solo Performance: Celebration of 50th Anniversary Diplomatic Relations Between Canada and Korea Concert, Scarborough Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada

*June 17, 2013, Mercedes Solo Violin Performance & Interview- Canadian Chinese Radio : Father's Day Cellebration, New Kennedy Square, Markham

*July 12, 2013: Mercedes return guest solo artist ( invite by Barry Shiffman, Director of Banff Summer program); performed Waxman: Carmen Fantasy and Paganini Caprice, Rolston Recital Hall, Bannff Centre, Alberta, Canada

*December 6, 2013: Guest Violinist [PianoTrio], Chamber Music Concert, Mazzoleni Hall, Toronto Royal Conservatory of Music, Canada. Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 1

Mercedes Violin Solo Recitals and Concerts in Canada, China, USA and other countries TBA


SORRY! WE WILL UPDATE LATER.





  Copyright 2008