Many Strad readers will by familiar with Sirena Huang from recent competition success but the now 23-year-old violinist has been in the public eye for mroe than half her life. Her debut as a soloist with orchestra came at age nine and in this video (above) a couple of years later, she charms and amazes the audience at the 2006 TED conference.

Below is her New York Concert Artists ‘Worldwide Debut’ audition from March 2017