Finalists Named in the Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians

September 19, 2017, 1:38 PM · Congratulations to the nine violinists and nine pianists named this week in the Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians! Violin finals are taking place this week and will be live-streamed; to find the live-streaming schedule and links, click here.

The violin finalists are:

Group A: Junior Division (12 and under):

Chloe Chua
Junior Division Finalist Chloe Chua, 10, of Singapore.

Group B: Intermediate Division (Ages 13 through 16)

Group C: Senior Division (Ages 17 through 23)

The competition, held in Zhuhai, China, began Sept. 12 with 114 young musicians from 20 countries. They are competing in three different age categories: 12 and under (Group A); ages 13 through 16 (Group B); and ages 17 through 23 (Group C). A separate group of prizes (first, second and third) will be awarded for each separate age category (Here is a list of the prizes. )

Jury members for the violin section include Paul Roczek, Friedemann Eichhorn, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Harald Eggebrecht, Ani Schnarch, Akiko Tatsumi, Weidong Tong and Lina Yu.

The competition is co-hosted by Zhuhai International Culture Association and the University Mozarteum Salzburg, Austria.


September 20, 2017 at 02:40 PM · Either that violin is too big for that girl or this is really a viola competition.

September 20, 2017 at 05:19 PM · Her hands look suitably large and her arms appear long to navigate that size instrument.

September 20, 2017 at 06:50 PM · I do see what you are saying, but she seems to be able to get around it just fine! :)

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