AURELIA FAIDLEY ⎥Classicalia 2022/23 Candidate
BIO⎥ AURELIA FAIDLEY 🎻 Strings – Cello
Aurelia Faidley, a cellist, is currently enrolled at the Juilliard School. At the young age of 12, Aurelia released her debut album titled "From Bach to Summerland," which was reviewed by Huntley Dent, a writer for the New York Classical Review. Dent praised Aurelia, saying, "She's a wonderfully gifted 12-year-old with remarkable technique and a musical understanding beyond her years." She was mentored by Natasha Brofsky and Hans Jorgen Jensen. Aurelia is the youngest prizewinner in the Ronald Sachs International Competition and has won the 2023 Hill Concerto Competition. She is currently working on her second album with Petrichor Records and is the youngest finalist in the history of the Artist's Presentation Society. Aurelia has performed with various orchestras, including the Haydn Concerto in Lausanne, Switzerland, and the Elgar Concerto in fall 2022 with the NY Virtuosi Symphony. Additionally, she has also performed as a soloist with the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, the New York Concerti Sinfonietta, the Camerata Artists International Orchestra, and the Sempre Musick Symphony. Coming up, Aurelia will perform as a soloist with the NY Chamber Orchestra with Tessarini,and several times as a soloist with the American Concerti Sinfonio. Furthermore, she will embark on a five-state tour with a solo recital program in May.