Yume Tomita

All prize winners
EMCY Prize
Nationality: British
Instrument: Violin
Date of birth 2008/03/05

Yume was born in the UK in 2008 and began to play the violin when she was five years old. She was invited to give her first recital at the age of seven in Italy, and in the following year she was awarded a place at the Yehudi Menuhin School where she studied with Natasha Boyarsky, Diana Galvydyte, and is currently a student of Ning Kam.

Yume has also received guidance from renowned violinists including Zakhar Bron, Alina Ibragimova, Shlomo Mintz and Qian Zhou in various international masterclasses.

In 2021, Yume was awarded the 1st prize as well as Audience prize at the “Il Piccolo Violino Magico” International Competition for Young Violinists in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy.

She is also a former major prize winner at the Ilona Feher International Violin Competition in Hungary (1st prize), Andrea Postacchini International Violin Competition in Italy (2 nd prize) and Grumiaux International Violin Competition in Belgium (3rd prize), and has given numerous performances including her concerto debut with Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra in Budapest in 2019.

If you are interested in working with Yume, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.



J.S. Bach, Partita No.1 in B minor BWV 1002
J.S. Bach, Partita No.3 in E major BWV 1006
J.S. Bach, Sonata No.1 in G minor BWV 1001
N. Kam, Theme and variations on ‘Amazing Grace’
F. Kreisler, Recitativo and Scherzo-Caprice Op.6
N. Paganini, Caprices No.2, 4, 5, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
G.P.Telemann, Fantasia No.7, No.8
H.Wieniawski, Etudes-Caprices Op.10 No.2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
H.Wieniawski, Etudes-Caprices Op.18 No.2, 3

With piano

L.v. Beethoven, Sonata No.1 in D major
A. Corelli, Sonata in D minor Op.5 No.12 ‘La Folia’
E. Elgar, Salut d’Amor Op.12
E. Elgar, La Capricieuse Op.17
H.W. Ernst, Fantasy on themes from Otello
M. Falla, Danse Espagnole
F. Kreisler, Prelude and Allegro in the style of Pugnani
F. Kreisler, Tambourin Chinois
F. Kreisler, Siciliano and Rigaudon
F. Kreisler, La Gitana
W. Kroll, Banjo and Fiddle
W.A. Mozart, Sonata in G major K.301
W.A. Mozart, Sonata in B-flat major K.378
M. Ponse/Heifetz, Estrellita
C. Saint-Saens, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso Op.28
P. Sarasate, Zigeunerweisen Op.20
P. Sarasate, Habanera Op.21 No.2
P. Sarasate, Caprice Basque Op.24
P. Sarasate, Carmen Fantasie Op.25
H. Vieuxtemp, Fantasia appassionata Op.35
H. Wieniawski, Polonaise Brillante in D major Op.4

Chamber music

B. Bartok, 44 Duos for two violins (selection)
M. O’Connor, Limerock for two violins
P. Sarasate, Navarra for two violins Op.33
D. Shostakovich, Five pieces for two violins

With orchestra

J.S. Bach, Violin Concerto in A minor BWV 1041
J.S. Bach, Concerto for two violins in D minor BWV 1043
E. Lalo, Symphonie Espagnole Op.21
F.Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor Op.64
W.A. Mozart, Violin Concerto No.1 in B-flat major K.207
H. Vieuxtemps, Concerto No.2 in F-sharp minor Op.19
A. Vivaldi, Four Seasons – Winter
H. Wieniawski, Concerto No.2 in D minor Op.22


Yume Tomita - Mozart Concerto No.1 - Il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition 2021
Yume Tomita - Mendelssohn Concerto - Il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition 2021

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