Printer-friendly version

Semi-Finalists announced in the Queen Elisabeth Belgium 2015

Heather Kurzbauer

Written by
Published: May 10, 2015 at 9:32 AM [UTC]

The 24 semi-finalists were named around midnight on Saturday in the Queen Elisabeth Belgium 2015:

QE2015 Semifinalists

William Ching-Yi Wei (Chinese Tapei)
Tobias Feldmann (Germany)
Thomas Reif (Germany)
Kang Suyeon (Australia)
Mohri Fumika (Japan)
Kenneth Renshaw (U.S.A.)
Kim Bomsori (Korea)
Vladyslava Luchenko (Ukraine)
Wang Xiao (China)
Yang Yoon (Korea)
William Hagen (U.S.A.)
Suh Elly (U.S.A.)
Matsuyama Michiru (Japan)
Song Ji Won (Korea)
Lee Ji Yoon (Korea)
Brendan Shea (U.S.A.)
Oleksii Semenenko (Ukraine)
Lim Ji Young (Korea)
Solenne Païdassi (France)
Rosanne Philippens (The Netherlands)
George Tudorache (Romania
Kristi Gjezi (France)
Wong Momo (Japan / U.S.A.)
Stephen Waarts (The Netherlands / U.S.A.)

Find more at: Queen Elisabeth website

..and here is a schedule of the Semi-Finals.

Here is information about watching the livestream.

* * *

Stay tuned to this space for live reports from the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition (QEIMC) 2015.

I'll be in Brussels writing for starting May 25th until the final proclamation May 31st!

From Paul Deck
Posted on May 11, 2015 at 3:33 AM
I wish I was good enough to be sent home from that contest after the first round. Phew, there are some amazing violinists there.

This entry has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.

Our Kokopelli
Please support
through your
one-time donation or
sponsorship campaign. is made possible by...

Shar Music

Yamaha V3 Series Violin

The Potter Violin Company

Coregami Performal

Metzler Violin Shop

Gliga Violins

Zhuhai International Mozart Competition - Apply by April 30, 2017

Connolly Music

Corilon Violins

Meadowmount School of Music

Anderson Musical Instrument Insurance

Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases


Heifetz International Music Institute

Long Island Violin Shop

Nazareth Gevorkian Violins

Pro-Am Strings

Wangbow Violin Bow Workshop