Competitors Announced for Tibor Varga Sion Valais International Comp

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The candidates have today been announced for the 2015 Tibor Varga Sion Valais International Violin Competition, to be held in Sion, Switzerland – from the 20-26th August.

The 23 open round candidates are:

  • 22 year old William Shaub
  • 17 year old Marie-Astrid Hulot
  • 20 year old Simon Wiener
  • 18 year old Felicity James
  • 21 year old Timing Mao
  • 22 year old Yunfei Bai
  • 15 year old Emma Meinrenken
  • 20 year old Husan-Hao Hsu
  • 21 year 0od Kyoko Ogawa
  • 21 year old Natsumi Tsuboi
  • 22 year old Ji Won Song
  • 25 year old Lyn Vladimir Mari
  • 25 year old Da-Min Kim
  • 24 year old Yaejun Park
  • 19 year old Kyung Ji Min
  • 19 year old Jeein Kim
  • 23 year old Hye Jin Kim
  • 25 year old Da Kyung Kwak
  • 23 year old Fanglei Lui
  • 24 year old Jonathan Chan
  • 23 year old Robert Lakatos
  • 24 year old Arsenis Selalmazidis
  • 20 year old Dmitry Smirnov
  • 25 year old David Ardukhanian

The 2015 jury comprises: Dong-Suk Kang, Natalia Gutman, Tsugio Tokunaga, Hugues Dufourt, Pavel Vernikov and Milan Vitek.

The 1st prize winner will receive CHF 15,000 (US $16,000).

Previous 1st prize winners including VC ‘Artists’ Paul Haung and Elena Urioste.

 

PICTURED: Opening Round competitor, Ji Won Song from South Korea

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