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Finalists announced in the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

Laurie Niles

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Published: September 16, 2014 at 3:19 AM [UTC]

Six finalists were announced Monday night in the International Competition of Indianapolis. Congratulations to:

Dami Kim, 25, South Korea
Ji Young Lim, 19, South Korea
Yoo Jin Jang, 23, South Korea
Tessa Lark, 25, United States
Ji Yoon Lee, 22, South Korea
Jinjoo Cho, 26, South Korea

Photo by Denis Kelly

The finalists are all women; five are from South Korea and one is from the United States. In the semi-final rounds, contestants were required to play a Beethoven Sonata; Late-Romantic or Modern Sonata; Tone Poem/Concert piece; and the commissioned work: "Fantasy for Solo Violin" by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich. Finals will begin on Wednesday.

Wondering what these performers sound like in performance? Check out their archived performances in the semi-finals.

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