Ji-Won Song from South Korea Awarded $50,000 Chinese International 1st Prize

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21 year old Ji-Won Song, from South Korea has been awarded 1st prize at the China International Violin Competition, in Qingdao, China.

2nd prize was awarded to Naoka Aoki from Japan – and 3rd prize to VC 'Young Artist' Fedor Rudin from France.

4th, 5th and 6th prizes were awarded to Jee Won Kim from South Korea, Romuald Grimberg-Barre from France and Maryana Osipova from Russia.

A student of Ida Kavafian and Shmuel Ashkenasi at the Curtis Institute of Music, Ji-Won is a former prize winner at the Menuhin International Violin Competition – and former 1st prize winner at the Schoenfeld and Schadt International String Competitions.

She will receive US $50,000.