Applications are now open for the 2016 Sendai International Violin Competition, to be held in Sendai, Japan – from May 21st to June 5th.
Open to violinists of any nationality, born before or after January 1st 1988, the 1st prize winner will receive JPY 3,000,000 (US $25,000), a CD recording - and a number of prestigious international performance opportunities.
The 2016 jury includes: Chairperson Yuzuko Horigome, Vice-Chairpersons Masafumi Hori & Rodney Friend, Boris Belkin, Mauricio Fuks, Huang Mengla, Tomoko Kato, Younguck Kim, Cho-Liang Lin, Regis Pasquier, Kyoko Takezawa and Gidon Kremer.
Applications to be received by November 16, 2015.
For application details, visit: http://simc.jp/simc/top_en/
PICTURED: 2013 Sendai International Violin Competition 1st Prize Winner, VC 'Young Artist' Richard Lin, from Taiwan/United States