Seohyeon Park South Korea, 15, Junior

Born in 2005, Seohyeon Park started playing the violin at seven years old. Aged 11, he gave his debut at the Seoul Arts Center Recital Hall. He currently studies with Sunny Lee at the Seoul Central Conservatory. He has won 1st Prize at many competitions. In 2020, he won 1st Prize at the Korean Chamber Orchestra National Music Competition and Grand Prize at the Strad National Music Competition.

Seohyeon was selected as a scholarship student for culture and the arts by the Hyundai Motor Chung Mong-gu Scholarship Foundation in 2019. In 2020, he was selected for the Kumho Prodigy recital series in 2020, and will give a recital at the Kumho Art Hall in July 2021.

“This is the first international competition I’ve ever competed in, and I’m really looking forward to it. I think participating in the Menuhin Competition Richmond 2021 will be a great opportunity for me to develop as a musician. It will be a wonderful challenge for me. ”