First prize - Queen Elisabeth International Grand Prize
Ji Young Lim studies at the Korea National University of Arts under Nam-Yun Kim. Third laureate of the Henri Marteau International Violin Competition in 2011, she won both the Ishikawa Music Award in Japan and the Great Mountains Concerto Competition in Korea in 2012. In 2013, she won First Prize at the Euroasia International Competition in Japan and the MIMC Prize at the Montreal International Musical Competition. The following year, she was a laureate of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, winning the Mozart special prize. She has performed in the United States, Canada, Japan, Korea, Germany, and Switzerland, under conductors such as Maxim Vengerov and Joel Smirnoff. In April 2015, Ji Young Lim made her debut with the Carmel Symphony Orchestra in Indianapolis. During the season 2015-16, she will make recital and concerto tours in Europe, the United States and Asia, including a recital at the 2016 Hong Kong Arts Festival.