The 4 Finalists have been announced at the 2016 Mirecourt International Violin Competition, in Mirecourt, France.
The Finalists are:
- 25 year old Yoo Na Ha from South Korea
- 22 year old Carla Ines Marrero Martinez from Spain
- 15 year old Hana Wakamatsu from Japan
- 24 year old Eimi Wakui from Japan
For the final round, each candidate will present a major violin concerto – with conductor Rani Calderon and the Orchestra Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy.
The 1st prize winner will receive €5,000 (USD $5400) – presented by the City of Mirecourt and the Lions Club.
This year’s jury comprises: Ilya Grubert (President), Marianne Piketty (Artistic Director), Friedemann Eichhorn, Dong-Suk Kang and Jan Repko.