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2019 Cooper International Competition: Violin

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The Cleveland Orchestra
Gemma New, conductor
Isabella Brown, violin
Eric Charles Chen, violin
Shihan Wang, violin


At a Glance
MENDELSSOHN - Violin Concerto
PROKOFIEV - Violin Concerto No. 2
DVOŘÁK - Violin Concerto
featuring the three competition finalists

Oberlin Conservatory of Music and The Cleveland Orchestra are proud to celebrate the tenth annual Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition at Oberlin.

Since the summer of 2010, Oberlin Conservatory of Music joined with The Cleveland Orchestra to offer an important new international competition for young musicians. As of the 2016 competition for piano, overall cash prizes will increase to $40,000, including a $20,000 first prize.

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