MANILA – The Philippines’ very own Manila Symphony Junior Orchestra (MSJO) emerged victorious in the 12th Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival in Vienna, Austria.
MSJO won first place with “outstanding success” in the competition’s String Orchestra category, along with the Jerusalem Conservatory Hassadna String Orchestra.
At third and fourth place, also with “outstanding success,” are the Montreal Suzuki String Orchestra of Canada and Nanyang Girls’ High School String Ensemble of Singapore.
The UWCSEA String Orchestra of Singapore, meanwhile, finished at fifth place with “excellent success.”
The full list of winners can be found here.