Elly Suh (South Korea, USA)


2015 Competition Fifth Prize winner



“She is a mature, subtle and expressive artist who exercises a wide ranging curiosity with engrossing results…secure technically, musically thoughtful and altogether a powerful performer.”

– Joel Smirnoff, Cleveland Institute of Music



Musical Education
Mozarteum University Salzburg, Manhattan School of Music, The Juilliard School

Principal Teachers
Pierre Amoyal, Robert Mann, Joel Smirnoff, Sally Thomas

Guest Concertmaster with the American Ballet Theatre Orchestra, New York

Best Performance of an Encore Work- International Violin Competition of Indianapolis (2018); Urtext-Preise Bärenreiter- Leipzig International Bach Competition (2018); Special Prize for Best Performance of Bach – Singapore International Violin Competition (2018); First Grand Prix- Concours International de Musique de l’Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc (2017); First Prize Oleh Krysa International Violin Competition (2016); Fifth Prize- Premio Paganini International Violin Competition (2015); Fifth Prize- Michael Hill International Violin Competition (2015); Third Prize- Moscow International David Oistrakh Violin Competition (2013); Second Prize- Naumburg International Violin Competition (2012)