Written by Robert Niles
Published: June 11, 2014 at 3:18 PM [UTC]
The participants are:
|Jung Min Choi||F||20||Korean|
|Yoo Jin Jang||F||23||Korean|
|Ji Yoon Lee||F||22||Korean|
|Christine Lim||F||19||Korean / American|
|Ji Young Lim||F||19||Korean|
|Richard Lin||M||23||Taiwanese/ American|
|Stephen Waarts||M||18||American / Dutch|
Photos available here. The ninth Indianapolis competition attracted 179 applicants from 31 countries. Of the 40 selected to move on to Indianapolis, 31 are women and 9 are men, with Korea sending 13 participants, followed by the United States with nine and China with 4. The participants range in age from 16 to 28, according to the IVCI.
The gold medalist in this year's competition will win $30,000, a Carnegie Hall recital debut in Stern Auditorium, and four years' use of the 1683 ex-Gingold Stradivarius.
Violinist.com editor Laurie Niles will be in Indianapolis this fall to cover the competition here on Violinist.com. You can see our archive of coverage from the 2010 Indianapolis competition at violinist.com/indianapolis.
Hidde: I'm glad that you are not a juror. Have you heard all of them?
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