I-hao Cheng Taiwan, 19, Senior
I-hao Cheng started his first violin lessons at the age of five with Mr. Lo Shi Su in Taiwan. In January 2012, I-hao started to study with Mikhail Kopelman at the Eastman School of Music. In 2014, he was offered a full scholarship to study violin with Victor Danchenko and Barry Shiffman at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. In Autumn 2016, I-hao was accepted to the Curtis Institute of Music where he has been studying with Ms. Ida Kavafian. Currently I-hao plays a violin on a generous loan from the Chi-Mei Foundation in Taiwan.
“Yehudi Menuhin is one of the legends of music history. The Menuhin Competition has always been a huge milestone that every aspiring violinist wants to reach. I am so excited that I’ll be meeting with some of the best musicians in the world this coming April in Geneva!”
- J.S. Bach Solo Sonata in A minor BWV 1003, Andante and Allegro
- Mozart First movement of Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K.218
- Paganini Caprice No. 5 for Solo Violin, Op.1
- Poldini arr. Kreisler Poupée valsante