The 12 finalists have today been announced for the 2017 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, in New York - including VC Young Artists Kerson Leong, Ivan Karizna and Zlatomir Fung.
This year’s Finalists are:
- VC Young Artist, violinist Kerson Leong
- VC Young Artist, cellist Zlatomir Fung
- VC Young Artist, cellist Ivan Karizna
- Violinist Joshua Brown
- Violinist Fumika Mohri
- Cellist John-Henry Crawford
- Ulysses String Quartet
- Omer String Quartet
- Pianist Julius Asal
- Pianist Do-Hyun Kim
- Trumpeter Kevin Quill
- Accordionist Hanzhi Zhang
The final will be held on Saturday November 11th at Merkin Concert Hall, in New York City – with all 1st prize winners invited to join the Young Concert Artists’ roster – granting access to management services, career engagements, publicity and career guidance.
Previous alumni include: Pinchas Zukerman, Ida Kavafian, Chee-Yun, Emanuel Ax and Murray Perahia – and VC Artists Paul Huang, Bella Hristova, Benjamin Beilman, Ray Chen, Stephen Waarts and SooBeen Lee.
The Violin Channel will be coming to you live from Merkin Concert Hall tomorrow – You won’t miss a beat.