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2 VC Young Artists Awarded Fine Italian Instruments from Canadian Bank

The 24 2018 fine instrument loan recipients from the Canada Council for the Arts instrument bank have today been announced

The 24 2018 fine instrument loan recipients from the Canada Council for the Arts instrument bank have today been announced – including VC Young Artists Blake Pouliot and Timothy Chooi.

The bank comprises 24 fine string instruments, with a net worth totaling more than CAD $41 Million, which are awarded on loan every three years to young Canadian classical musicians who are ready to embark on an international solo or chamber music career.

  • Violinist, VC 'Young Artist' Blake Pouliot – 1729 Guarneri del Gesù violin
  • Violinist, VC ‘Young Artist’ Timothy Chooi – 1717 Windsor-Weinstein Stradivarius violin
  • Violinist, Heemin Choi – 1768 Miller Januarius Gagliano violin
  • Violinist, Emma Meinrenken – 1689 Baumgartner Stradivarius violin
  • Violinist, Eva Aronian – 1700 Bell Giovanni Tononi violin
  • Violnist, Christopher Whitley – 1700 Taft Stradivarius violin
  • Cellist, Albert Seo – 1702 Giovanni Grancino cello
  • Violinist, Lucy Wang – 1715 Dominicus Montagnana violin
  • Cellist, Se-Doo Park – 1730 Newland Joannes Franciscus Celoniatus cello
  • Violinist, Bora Kim – 1747 Palmason Januarius Gagliano violin
  • Violinisti, Maia Cabeza – 1750 Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi violin
  • Cellist, Bryan Cheng – 1696 Bonjour Stradivarius cello
  • Violinist, Clara J. Lee – 1768 Antonio Gragnani violin
  • Cellist, Cameron Crozman – 1769 Joannes Guillami of Barcelona cello
  • Violinist, Emmanuel Vukovich – 1798 Joseph and Antonius Gagliano violin
  • Violinist, Christina Bouey – 1820 Joannes Franciscus Pressenda violin
  • Cellist, Grace Sohn – 1824 McConnell Nicolaus Gagliano II cello
  • Violinist, Ji Soo Choi – 1830-50 Eckhardt-Gramatte Joachim Georges Chanot I violin
  • Violinist, Carissa Klopoushak – 1851 Jean Baptiste Vuillaume violin
  • Violinist, Byungchan Lee – 1869 Jean Baptiste Vuillaume violin
  • Violinisti, Jasmine (Mengia) Lin – 1871 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume violin
  • Violinist, Emily Kruspe – 1900 Stefano Scarampella violin
  • Violinist, Amy Hillis – 1902 Enrico Rocca violin
PICTURED: VC Young Artists Timothy Chooi and Blake Pouliot from Canada

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