Semi-Finalists Announced at France’s Mirecourt International Violin Competition

The 9 Semi-Finalists have been announced at the 2018 Mirecourt International Violin Competition – in Mirecourt, France

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Semi-Finalists Mirecourt

The 9 Semi-Finalists have been announced at the 2018 Mirecourt International Violin Competition – in Mirecourt, France.

The 2018 Semi-Finalists are:

  • Shusaku Kato (24, Japan)
  • Roman Kholmatov (24, Ukraine)
  • Minchae Kim (23, South Korea)
  • Ray Liu (25, China)
  • Abel Puustinen (22, Finland)
  • Iris Scialom (17, France)
  • Valentin Seignez-Bacquet (18, France)
  • Yuilia Van (22, Ukraine)
  • Claire Wells (17, United States)

Open to international violinists aged 26 years and younger, the 1st prize winner will receive €5,000 – plus a number of important performance opportunities.

The 2018 jury comprises: Krzystof Wegrzyn (Chairman) Harald Herzl, Alissa Margulis, Petru Munteanu, Marianne Piketty, Weidong Tong and Ulf Wallin.