VC Artist Inmo Yang Loaned Guadagnini Violin by J & A Beare
This past May, Yang won first prize at the Jean Sibelius Violin Competition, which included the loan of an instrument
Upon winning the Jean Sibelius Violin Competition, VC Artist Inmo Yang received a cash prize of 30,000 euros, a mentoring prize from Pekka Kuusisto and Sakari Oramo, and a product prize sponsored by Genelec Oy. For the first time in the competition, the winner was also awarded with an NFT trophy by Yle Innovations in cooperation with the violin competition.
In addition, Yang was rewarded with a loan of a fine violin by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini from Turin dated 1772, kindly loaned by Jane Ng through J & A Beare and the Beare’s International Violin Society. The award was presented by So-Ock Kim of Beares International Violin Society.
"I am very happy to announce that I will be playing on a violin by G. B. Guadagnini of Turin kindly loaned by Jane Ng through J & A Beare and the Beare’s International Violin Society for The International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition," Yang posted on social media. "Thank you for your generosity and support. No better time to practice than now!"