Naina Jinga's piano ballads, "Lullaby for Tomorrow" (preliminary round) and "Tango Interrupted" (final round) were awarded the Gold Award certificate and medal in the Professional Category at the Grand Maestro International Music Competition - 2021.
Grand Maestro International Music Competition is an online competition organized by the officially registered professional music organization Concours de Musique et des Beaux Arts Canada, which aims to nurture and challenge the musical abilities of young musicians and performing artists.
The Concours de Musique et des Beaux Arts Canada, founded in 2006, comprises a panel of international concert artists, university professors from renowned musical institutions, experienced pedagogues and examiners from various examinations boards worldwide (e.g. Royal Conservatory of Music, Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, Trinity College of Music, GMIME), with the mission of elevating the standard of musical performance worldwide.
The 2021 Inaugural Edition Grand Jury Panel Members were: Professor Nancy Loo, concert pianist - Hong Kong, Professor Warren Cohen, music director, pianist and composer - United States, Professor Amélie Fradette, cellist - Canada / USA, Professor Avguste Antonov, concert pianist - France and Professor Victor Khotulev - Russia.