The 4 Finalists have today been announced for the 2017 IsangYun International Violin Competition, in Tongyeong, South Korea.
The 2017 Finalists are:
- Nigel Armstrong (USA)
- Ji Won Song (South Korea)
- Eimi Wakui (Japan)
- Nancy Zhou (USA)
Presented by the Tongyeong International Music Foundation in remembrance of renowned Korean composer Isang Yun, the 1st prize winner will to receive KRW 30,000,000 (USD $26,130).
The 2017 jury will comprise: Michael Haefliger (Chairman), Pierre Amoyal, Ju-young Baek, Pavel Berman, Ida Kavafian, Boris Kuschnir, Kyoko Takezawa, Gerhard Schulz and Vera Tsu Wei-Ling.
Previous 1st prize winners include VC Young Artists Luke Hsu & Yu-Chien Benny Tseng.