Written by Laurie Niles
Published: September 11, 2014 at 1:00 AM [UTC]
Sixteen semi-finalists have been announced in the 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. They are:
Nancy Zhou, 21, United States
Yu-Chien Tseng, 20, Taiwan
Ayana Tsuji, 16, Japan
Tessa Lark, 25, United States
Jinjoo Cho, 26, South Korea
Stephen Waarts, 18, United States/Netherlands
Stephen Kim, 18, United States
Ji Yoon Lee, 22, South Korea
Ji Young Lim, 19, South Korea
Kristi Gjezi, 24, France
Yoo Jin Jang, 23, South Korea
Bomsori Kim, 24, South Korea
Suyeon Kang, 25, Australia
Ji-Won Song, 21, South Korea
Dami Kim, 25, South Korea
Christine Lim, 19, United States/South Korea
Congratulations to these accomplished young musicians!
The Semi-Finals begin Friday at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time. Repertoire for the Semi-Finals includes: Beethoven Sonata; Late-Romantic or Modern Sonata; Tone Poem/Concert piece; Commissioned work: "Fantasy for Solo Violin" by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich.
Keep reading Violinist.com for continuing coverage of the IVCI. I will be Indianapolis to cover the finals next week.
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