The 4 Finalists have been announced at the 2017 Australian Kendall National Violin Competition, in Sydney, Australia.
Regarded as one of Australia’s most important domestic development prizes for violinists 23 years and younger, the 1st prize winner will receive AUD $4,000, a violin crafted by Polish-Australian luthier Michal Prokop – and a number of debut concert engagements.
The 2017 Finalists are:
- Mitzi Gardner
- Emmalena Huning
- Riley Skevington
- Johnny van Gend
The Final round will be held on September 17th at the Kendall School of Arts, in Kendall, Australia.
The jury for the Final round will comprise Elisabeth Holowell, Charles Stegeman and Carl Pini.
Previous 1st prize winners include VC Artists Ray Chen and Grace Clifford - and Lipizer International Violin Competition major prize winner James Dong.