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Kyung Ji Min

South Korea

 

Born in South Korea, Kyung Ji Min began studying violin at age 7 and attended Music Academy of Seoul Art Center. In 2012, at the age of 16, Min was admitted into Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where she studied with Aaron Rosand and Shmuel Ashkenasi. She currently studies with Sylvia Rosenberg in Juilliard School. Min won 4th prize in Long Thibaud International Competition in Paris. She had recitals at Salle Gaveau and performed with Orchestre national des Pays de la Loire at Théâtre des Champs Elysées. Min has performed as a soloist throughout Europe, Asia, and United States in venues such as Berlin Philharmonic Hall, Helsinki conservatory, Shanghai Concert Hall and Washington Kennedy Center.  In Seoul, she studied with Hyuna Kim. Showing promise through lots of concerts including her solo debut at Recital Hall in Seoul, she went on to receive top prizes in a number of major competitions.

During Ji Min's time at the Yewon School and Seoul Arts High School, she built her career as soloist and concertmaster and was also selected to perform with Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Guro Arts Festival Orchestra, and Yewon Orchestra. Supported by Kumho Foundation, she gave solo and chamber recitals as part of the Kumho Prodigy Concert series. She was also invited to perform at the Blue House, the official residency of Korean President. Min has been  broadcasted by KBS, Radio Classique and YLE production. She has attended Verbier Festival Academy, Summit Music Festival and New York String Orchestra Seminar and had master classes with prestigious musicians including Zakhar Bron, Boris Kuschnir and Igor Ozim.

 

First Round

J.S. BACH: Grave and Fuga from the Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV1003
N. PAGANINI: Caprice No.17 and 24
F. KREISLER: Schön Rosmarin
 

Semi-Finals

L. VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 12/3
L. JANÁCEK: Sonata
E. CHAUSSON: Poème, Op. 25
CHEN ZHANGYI: Clara-Luna
 

Finals

W.A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K218
 

Grand Final

J. BRAHMS: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77