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Finalists Announced at South Korea’s IsangYun International Violin Competition

The 4 Finalists have today been announced for the 2017 IsangYun International Violin Competition, in Tongyeong, South Korea

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.

PICTURED: 2017 IsangYun International Violin Competition Finalists Nancy Zhou from the United States

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