Violinist William Hagen awarded Dorothy DeLay Memorial Fellowship


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.