Se Tcoi

Date of birth: 02.08.1996
Instrument: violin
Nationality: South Korea / Russian

International Competition for Violin, Kloster Schöntal



1st prize, EMCY Prize

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Promoted by EMCY: Muziekgebouw Eindhoven 2016

Se Tcoi (Se Pel Tsoi), born in Busan (Republic of Korea) in 1996, began to study the violin at 3 years old. She attended the Prokofiev Music School in Vladivostok (Russia) in the class of Z. Bespalova and F. Kalman. At the age of 9, she began studying at the Central Music School at the P. I. Tchaikovsky Moscow state Conservatory, with Eduard Grach and E. Rakhimova. She is currently studying with Eduard Grach at the P. I. Tchaikovsky Moscow state Conservatory. She has participated in master classes at Keshet Eilon in 2009, 2015 and 2016.

She gave her debut recital in Vladivostok at 9 years old. She has performed internationally with numerous orchestras, including the Vienna Chamber Orchestra in Vienna and Salzburg at the age of 14; the Central Music Orchestra, conducted by Vyacheslav Valeev, in Minsk, London, Cambridge and Verona at the age of 17; and the Moscovia Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Eduard Grach, in Moscow, Dubna, Kaliningrad (Russia), and Gdansk (Poland) between the age of 10 and 18. She has recorded a CD of chamber music for Petroff pianos and for Gala Concerto in Keshet Eilon.

She is a laureate of numerous competitions including: the grand-prize winner of the regional violin competition of Vladivostok (Russia) in 2006, 3rd prize in ‘Il Piccolo Magico Violino’ in Bibione (Italy) in 2007, 4th prize in the International Competition for Violin, Kloster Schöntal in 2008, 1st prize of the ‘New Names’ competition in Moscow (2008), 1st prize of the International Violin Competition in Astana (Kazakhstan) in 2010, 1st prize in ‘Young Talents of Russia’ (Moscow, 2010), 1st prize ‘Violin of Yakutsk’ (Russia, 2013), grand-prize in the Violin Competition of Irina Oganesyan in Dubna (Russia) in 2014, grand-prize in International Music Festival in Greece, 1st prize in the International Competition for Violin, Kloster Schöntal in 2015 and EMCY Prize - concert in Muziekgebouw Eindhoven 2016.

You can hear Se on her YouTube channel.



J. S. Bach, Sonata No. 1 in G minor (BWV 1001)
F. Kreisler, Recitativo and Scherzo Caprice
N. Paganini, Caprices (No.  6, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23)
I. Yun, Li-Na im Garten ‘Das Vogelchen’

With piano

J. Brahms, Hungarian Dance (No. 16, 17)
E. Chausson, Poeme
A. Corelli / F. Kreisler, La Folia
E. Elgar, La Capricieuse (Op.17)
E. Elgar, Salut d'Amour (Op. 12)
M. de Falla, Danse Espagnole
F. Kreisler, Chinese Tambourine
F. Kreisler, Liebesleid
F. Kreisler, Recitativo und scherzo
J. Massenet, Meditation from Thais
W. A.Mozart ,Violin concerto No. 2
W. A. Mozart, Concerto No. 4 in D Major (K. 218, 1st movement)
N. Paganini, Concerto No.1
S. Prokofiev, Cinderella’s Waltz
C. Saint–Saëns, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso (Op. 28)
C. Saint–Saëns – E. Ysaye, Etude En Forme De Valse
P. Sarasate, Navarra for 2 violins ‘Zigeunerweisen’ (Op. 33)
J. Sibelius, Concerto in D minor (Op. 47)
P. I. Tchaikovsky, Meditation
P. I. Tchaikovsky, Melodie
P. I. Tchaikovsky,Serenade Melancolique
P. I. Tchaikovsky, Valse-scherzo
H. Vieuxtemps, Violin Concerto No. 5 in A minor (Op. 37)
H. Vieuxtemps, Concerto No.2
R. Wagner, Album Leaf
H. Wieniawski, Faust Fantasy (Op. 20)
H. Wieniawski, Legende (Op. 17)
H. Wieniawski, Polonaise Brillante in D Major (Op. 4)
H. Wieniawski, Violin Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor (Op. 14)
E. Ysaye, Mazurka

Chamber music

J. Brahms, Sonata No. 3 (1st movement)
G. Enesco, Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano (Op.6)

With orchestra

J. Brahms, Concerto (1st movement)
J. Haydn, Violin Concerto in C Major (2nd movement)
A. Glasunov, Concerto in A minor
F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Concerto in E minor (Op. 64)
W. A. Mozart, Concerto No.1 (1st movement)
M. Ravel, Tzigane - Rhapsody de Concert
P. I. Tchaikovsky, Concerto in D Major (Op. 35)
H. Wieniawski, Fantaisie Brillante on Themes from Gounod’s “Faust” (Op. 20)
H. Wieniawski, Legende in G minor (Op. 17)

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