Nurie Chung South Korea, 13, Junior

Nurie Chung has been taught by NamYun Kim at the Korea National Institute for the Gifted in Arts since 2013. He has won many international and national competitions. In addition to many national competition victories, he won 1st Prize of Il Piccolo Violin Magico in Italy in 2016, and won the grand prize across all categories of the 2016 Euroasia Young Violin competition in Japan.

“I’m really honoured to participate in the Menuhin Competition. The Menuhin Competition has been the one that I wanted to join and play in ever since I started playing the violin. I am very excited to meet the great violinists from the jury as well as other participants like me from all over the world. And what’s more, Switzerland is a beautiful country, which will make the music more beautiful and peaceful.”


14 April
3.20pm - 3.45pm
Junior First Round


Junior First Round
  • J.S. Bach Sonata No. 4 BWV 1017, movements 1+2
  • Wieniawski Etude-Caprice, Op.18, No. 4
  • - Freestyle improvisation
  • Suk Selection from Four Pieces Op. 17, Nos. 3 & 4