Emerging violinists Will Chen (above) performs with Jan Bislin at the University of Victoria’s Philip T. Young Hall Sunday evening.

Emerging violinists Will Chen (above) performs with Jan Bislin at the University of Victoria’s Philip T. Young Hall Sunday evening.

Talents pair for performance

Jan Bislin and Will Chen come to Victoria on April 7, to perform at the Philip T. Young Hall at UVic at 7 p.m.

Two great young violinists Jan Bislin, 22 and Will Chen, 23, return to Victoria on April 7, to perform at the Philip T. Young Hall at UVic at 7 p.m.

The pair are originally from B.C. and were chosen to continue their passion for music studies abroad. Bislin is studying in London, England and Chen in Mainz, Germany.

A frequent winner of musical competitions, Bislin also has two silver medals, the highest marks from the Royal Conservatory of  Music in Toronto. He has also performed with the Frankfurt Symphony Orchestra and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Bislin and Chen competed musically as youngsters in B.C. and abroad, they became fast friends and studied one semester in Germany together.

Tickets are $10 at the door and children are free.