Violinist William Hagen awarded Dorothy DeLay Memorial Fellowship

William-Hagen

American violinist William Hagen has won the Dorothy DeLay Memorial Fellowship competition at the Aspen Music Festival and School.

Hagen, 20, was awarded a scholarship for the 2014 Aspen festival, where he will also give a performance with orchestra.

Hagen, who hails from Utah, is a student of Robert Lipsett at the Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles. He previously studied with Itzhak Perlman and Catherine Cho at the Juilliard School.

The runner-up in the competition was New York-born violinist Angela Wee, 16, who studies with Masao Kawasaki in the Juilliard School’s Pre-College Division.