Sumina Studer Switzerland, 21, Senior

Swiss-Japanese Sumina is a prizewinner of the Michael Hill, Louis Spohr & Arthur Grumiaux Competitions, Verbier Festival’s Prix Rotary, EMCY-Award winner and three-time 1st Prize winner of the Swiss National Youth Music Competition. She performs in Japan, Switzerland, Germany, China to name but a few. She studies with Prof. Antje Weithaas at the Hanns Eisler School in Berlin and plays a violin by Lorenzo Storioni. She performs with musicians such as Ray Chen and Julien Quentin, and orchestras such as the Camerata Zurich. 

“I’m really looking forward to growing both musically and as a person at the 2018 Menuhin Competition and to make unforgettable memories in my home, Switzerland.”


15 April
12.50pm - 1.20pm
Senior First Rounds
18 April
11am - 11.30am
Senior Semi Final


Senior First Rounds
  • Bach Solo Sonata in G minor, BWV 1001, Siciliana and Presto
  • Mozart First movement of Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K.216
  • Paganini Caprice No. 5 for Solo Violin, Op.1
  • Kreisler Syncopation
Senior Semi Final
  • Beethoven String Quartet Op.18, No. 4 in C minor
  • Saint-Saëns Havanaise
  • Yair Klartag Half Tiger, Half Poet
  • Hindemith Finale