Excerpt: His short program to Bach’s Suite for Solo Cello No 1 in G Major was the most detailed one of the event, with all elements woven together by connecting moves to produce a seamless routine that matched the understated cadence of the music perfectly. The overall effect, except for occasional minor breaks in line, was almost mesmerizing.

I feel really good about my Short Program,” the World Junior silver medalist told the press. "It was kind of funny. I felt like it lasted about 30 seconds, it went really quick. I had a little bobble, but it means there is room for improvement to keep working towards the next competition (nationals)."

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