Non Aoyama Japan, 13, Junior

Born in Okayama, Japan, Non Aoyama began playing the violin at the age of four and is currently studying under Masaaki Tanokura, Machie Oguri and Takashi Shimizu. In 2016, she won the 1st Prize along with many special awards at the 70th All Japan Students Music Competition. In 2017, she won the 2nd Prize, with the Virtuoso Prize at the 17th Kloster Schöntal Violin Competition in Germany.

“Ever since I started playing the violin, I have been dreaming of being a part of this Competition as a competitor. So I am now very delighted and honoured to be able to participate in this world leading international competition. I'm very thrilled to meet many talented players from various countries, and listen to their excellent performances. I believe this experience will be a huge step to achieve my dream, which is to become a professional violinist. I hope my music will move the hearts of many audience members.”


14 April
11.35am - 12pm
Junior First Round
17 April
2.45pm - 3.15pm
Junior Semi Final


Junior First Round
  • J.S. Bach Sonata No. 3 BWV 1016, movements 3+4
  • Wieniawski Etude-Caprice, Op.18, No. 4
  • - Freestyle improvisation
  • Prokofiev Selection from Five Melodies Op. 35, Nos. 1, 2 & 3
Junior Semi Final
  • Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 7
  • Piazzolla Histoire du Tango, Nightclub 1960
  • Waxman Carmen Fantasie