Takumi Taguchi United States / Japan, 16, Senior
Takumi Taguchi currently studies with Simon James, Assistant Concertmaster of the Seattle Symphony, and has attended various summer festivals and camps to work with teachers such as Aaron Rosand and Gerardo Ribeiro. He has performed concerti with professional orchestras including the Seattle Symphony and attended the Juilliard School’s Starling DeLay Symposium as a Student Artist in 2015 and 2017. Takumi was a Junior semi-finalist at the 2016 Menuhin Competition.
“I am extremely honoured to be participating in the Menuhin Competition, and am grateful for this opportunity to share my music with everyone. While I look forward to meeting the acclaimed Jury and being inspired by all the great music, I am also excited to travel to Geneva for the first time and to make new friends at the Competition.”
- J.S. Bach Solo Sonata in C major BWV 1005, Largo and Allegro Assai
- Mozart First movement of Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K.218
- Paganini Caprice No. 11 for Solo Violin, Op.1
- Kreisler Tambourin Chinois, Op. 3