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International piano contest winner to play in Elmhurst

Published: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:45 p.m. CDT

ELMHURST – Bethel United Church of Christ will host a 13-year-old international piano competition winner.

This March, Victoria Young was the youngest prize winner in the history of the J.S. Bach International Piano Competition in Würzburg, Germany. Young was one of four prize winners at the competition for pianists age 36 and younger.

A Las Vegas resident, Young currently studies at the New Music School in Chicago with Mary Sauer, principal pianist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the school's piano department chairwoman.

Young's Elmhurst performance will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Bethel United Church of Christ, 315 E. St. Charles Road. A free will offering will be collected to help further Young's education.

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