Local Johns Creek students win in music competition

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JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Seventeen-year-old Justin Lee and 16-year-old Tony Gong, both violinists from Johns Creek, recently won first place and honorable mention, respectively, in the high school division of the 2014 GC Performance Competition for Strings. Lee won first place with an outstanding and expressive performance of the Sibelius Violin Concerto. Gong earned his honor with his strong performance of the Lalo Symphonie Espagnole. The competition was held on the Georgia College campus in Milledgeville, Feb. 15. It attracted participants from across Georgia. Lee and Gong study violin with William Pu.

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