Isang Yun Competition 2018 – Discipline : Cello


The International ISANGYUN Competition has been presented by the Tongyeong International Music Foundation since 2003. It is held in remembrance of Isang Yun (1917~1995), the renowned Korean composer, by promoting cultural exchanges among nations through music, and by supporting talented young musicians from all over the world.  

The Competition is held annually in November, alternating between the disciplines Piano, Violin and Violoncello. 2019 will see the next Piano Competition, while Violin will be held again in 2020. 

The First prize winner of the last Cello Competition in 2015 was Ella van Poucke (Netherland). 

The Competition is open to cellists of any nationality, born between November 1, 1988 and October 31, 2003.  

The Application period begins May 8 and ends August 13, 2018. 

First Round  :  Sunday and Monday, October 28 and 29
Second Round :  Wednesday and Thursday, October 31 and November 1
Final Round & Announcement : Saturday, November 3
Winners’ Concert and Ceremony : Sunday, November 4 

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