Joshua Brown
United States of America, °1999
VIOLIN 2024 : Second Prize
Joshua Brown is currently studying under Donald Weilerstein at the New England Conservatory. He won First Prize and several special prizes at the Leopold Mozart Competition in Augsburg ; he also distinguished himself at the Indianapolis Competition and more recently won the Gold Medal at the first China International Music Competition. Joshua Brown has shared the stage with such leading orchestras as the Cleveland Orchestra, the Münchner Rundfunkorchester, the MDR-Sinfonieorchester and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. He has performed in concert halls around the world, including the Kennedy Center in Washington, Carnegie Hall and Merkin Hall in New York, the Severance Hall in Cleveland, the Symphony Center in Chicago, the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing and Stiftung Mozarteum in Salzburg.

Instrument: Niccolò Amati (Cremona, 1635)*
*Loaned by The Mary B. Galvin Foundation and The Stradivari Society


2018 - : Donald Weilerstein
2013 - 2018 : Almita and Roland Vamos
2005 - 2013 : Amy Beth Horman


2022 - : Masters of Music in Violin Performance, New England Conservatory
2018 - 2022 : Bachelors of Music in Violin Performance, New England Conservatory


2023 : Congress Centrum (Suhl, Germany) and Kongresshalle (Leipzig, Germany), MDR-Sinfonieorchester, MDR-Sinfonieorchester / Nodoka Okisawa
2022 : Schrott Center for the Arts (Indianapolis, Indiana), East Coast Chamber Orchestra, East Coast Chamber Orchestra
2022 : Hilbert Circle Theater (Indianapolis, Indiana), Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
2019 : Kongress Hall (Augsburg, Germany ), Munich Radio Orchestra, Munich Radio Orchestra / Domonkos Héja
2018 : Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (Urbana, IL), Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra, Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra / Stephen Alltop
2018 : Coronado Performing Arts Center (Rockford, IL), Rockford Symphony Orchestra, Rockford Symphony Orchestra / Steve Larsen
2018 : Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (College Park, MD​), OneWorld Symphonic Festival Orchestra, OneWorld Symphonic Festival Orchestra / Gabriella Bohnett
2018 : Anne and Howard Gottlieb Hall (Chicago, IL), Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra / Russel Vinick
2017 : Symphony Center (Chicago, IL), Chicago Civic Orchestra, Chicago Civic Orchestra / Erina Yashima
2015 : Severance Hall (Cleveland, OH), Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra / Jahja Ling


2023 : Gold Medal, China International Violin Competition
2022 : Sixth, 11th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis
2019 : First Prize, “Mozart” Prize, Audience Award, Chairman of the Jury Special Prize, Kronberg Academy Special Prize, and CD Production Special Prize, International Violin Competition of Leopold Mozart
2018 : Gold Medal, Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition Junior Division
2018 : First, Yamaha Young Performing Artist Auditions
2016 : Grand Prize, Enkor International Music Competition
2016 : First, The Bonnie and Lee Malmed Skokie Valley Symphony National Competition
2015 : Second and Audience Prize, Cooper International Violin Competition
Final 2024: Joshua Brown - Escaich
Final 2024: Joshua Brown - Brahms
Semi-final 2024 : Joshua Brown - concerto
Semi-final 2024 : Joshua Brown - recital
First round 2024 : Joshua Brown
Final (01/06/2024)
Thierry Escaich Variations Litaniques
Johannes Brahms Concerto in D major op. 77
Joshua Brown, violin
Belgian National Orchestra, dir. Antony Hermus

Récital (15/05/2024)

Charlotte Bray The Sun and Her Flowers
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata n. 7 in C minor op. 30/2
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst Erlkönig (after F. Schubert)
Joshua Brown, violin
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist

Concerto (18/05/2024)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 1 in B flat major KV 207
Joshua Brown, violin
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Vahan Mardirossian
First round (11/05/2024)
George Enescu Impromptu concertant
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Joshua Brown, violin
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
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