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Violin Finalists Announced at Harbin’s Schoenfeld String Competition

The 6 violin finalists have been announced at the 2016 Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition – including VC Young Artist Bomsori Kim

HARBIN ― The 6 violin finalists have today been announced at the 2016 Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition, in Harbin, China – including VC Young Artist Bomsori Kim.

The 6 2016 violin finalists are:

  • 26 year old VC Young Artist Bomsori Kim from South Korea
  • 16 year old Yige Chen from China
  • 21 year old Hannah Cho from the United States
  • 18 year old Yiying Jiang from China
  • 24 year old Yun Tang from China
  • 23 year old Andi Zhang from China

For the Final round, each violin candidate will present a complete violin concerto, of their own choice – plus a new composition. 

Open to violinists, cellists, string quartets, piano trios and piano quartets of any nationality, the 1st prize violin and cello winners will receive US $30,000.

The 2016 jury comprises: Alice Schoenfeld (Founder), Suli Xue (Artist Director), Shlomo Mintz (Violin Jury Chair), Lynn Harrell (Cello Jury Chair), Sergey Antonov, Jindong Cai, David GrimalJudith Ingolfsson, Josephine Knight, Zhongguo Sheng, Kirill Troussov, Marianna Vasileva and the Kodaly String Quartet.

For full video playback of all rounds, visit: http://bit.ly/2aqLFIx

The Violin Channel, as this year’s official competition media partner will be providing live rolling coverage directly from all venues. You won’t miss a beat.

PICTURED: 2016 Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition Finalist, VC Young Artist Bomsori Kim, from South Korea

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