2019 Michael Hill
International Violin Competition
31 May – 8 June 2019.
The “Michael Hill” is recognised as one of the most sought-after international violin prizes and the careers of future musical legends are launched here in New Zealand where they go head to head for a prize package valued at over $100,000.
Deadline 15 November
Our heartfelt congratulations to Richard Lin – our 2011 2nd prize winner. This is a major achievement and we couldn’t be happier. Also big hip hip hoorahs to Luke Hsu (our 2017 2nd prizewinner) for placing 3rd and Ioana Cristina Goicea (our 2017 winner) for her 5th prize at the 10th Quadrennial International Violin Competition […]
It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. We’ve had a marathon of emotion, beginning in Queenstown, with sixteen extraordinary young musicians sharing their passion and pathos, charm and confidence, vigour and vivacity. Announced tonight at the Auckland Town Hall, Goicea receives NZ$40,000, a recording contract with the Atoll label, an intensive performance tour […]
Media release For immediate release APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2019 MICHAEL HILL INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION New Zealand’s most prestigious international music competition returns – 31 May to 8 June 2019 A young Michael Hill had big dreams of being a concert violinist. Instead, he was encouraged into the family jewellery business by his father and uncle, and […]
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