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Violinist Minami Yoshida is a laureate in several competitions. The many awards she has clinched include the 3rd prize of the "Concours musical international de Montréal" in 2016, winning prize of the "11th International Jean Sibelius Violin competition" in 2015, and 1st prize of "The Music Competition of Japan" in 2014. Yoshida is currently studying at the New England Conservatory of Music, under Professor Miriam Fried. She is also a student of Professor Koichiro Harada at the Toho School of Music (Soloist Diploma Course). Prior to that, she took private lessons from Ms. Yuko Washio-Iwatani.


First Round

J.S. BACH: Grave and Fuga from the Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV1003
N. PAGANINI: Caprice No. 21 and 24
F. KREISLER: Recitativo and Scherzo-Caprice, Op. 6


L. VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30/2
I. STRAVINSKY: Divertimento
H. WIENIAWSKI: Faust Fantasy, Op. 20


W.A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K219

Grand Final

J. SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47