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BREAKING | Finalists Announced at International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

Six finalists have advanced from the four-day Semi-Final round of the 2022 IVCI

This year's edition of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis is being streamed LIVE on The Violin Channel from September 11-24, 2022.

Six Finalists have advanced to the Classical Finals which will take place from September 21-22.

In performance order, the Finalists are:

Joshua Brown (United States)
Julian Rhee (United States)
Minami Yoshida (Japan)
Claire Wells (United States)
SooBeen Lee (South Korea)
Sirena Huang (United States)

 

All six Laureates will receive cash prizes and the chance to use one of several instruments in the IVCI collection, including the 1683 “ex-Gingold” Stradivari violin, until the next edition of the competition in 2026.

The Classical Finals, presented by the Family of Michael D. O'Brien, will take place at the Schrott Center for the Arts on Wednesday and Thursday, September 21-22 at 8:00 PM (three Finalists per night) with the East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO).

The AMPG Finals will take place at the Hilbert Circle Theatre Friday and Saturday, September 23-24 at 8:00 PM (again, three Finalists per night) with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leonard Slatkin.

The competition involves the largest prize package in IVCI history — valued at over $350,000. The Gold Medalist will receive a cash prize of $75,000, a Carnegie Hall recital debut, a CD recording contract, website development and maintenance, as well as career management and international concert engagements for four subsequent years.

Chaired by IVCI jury president and artistic director Jaime Laredo, the competition jury comprises Noah Bendix-Balgley, Ivan Chan, Jinjoo Cho, Yuzuko Horigome, Dong-Suk Kang, Cho-Liang Lin, Mihaela Martin, and Liviu Prunaru.

Previous major prize winners of the competition include Leonidas Kavakos, Judith Ingolfsson, Sergey Khachatryan, Simone Lamsma, Mihaela Martin, Ida Kavafian — and VC Artists Rochard Lin, Augustin Hadelich, Tessa Lark, Ji Young Lim, Yoojin Jang, and Benjamin Beilman.

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