Prizewinner of the Manhattan International Music Competition

Sumina is a Silver Prizewinner at the 3rd Manhattan International Music Competition in 2018.
This year's Jury consisted of Jerome Pernoo, Christian Altenburger, Troels Svane, Reinhard Latzko, Emmanuela Reiter, Diemut Poppen, Asier Polo, Svetlin Roussev, Felix Olschofka, Veronique Mathieu, Seiji Kageyama, Zakhar Bron, Johannes Goritzki and Chin Kim.
The honorary President was Maestro Ivo Pogorelich. 

Scholarshipholder of the Gerd-Bucerius-Stipend

Sumina has been loaned violins from the German Music Instrument Foundation since 2016. Within the foundation, Sumina has now also been elected to receive the Gerd-Bucerius-Scholarship, which will enable her further studies in the United States of America.
Named after famed german journalist, policitian and founding member of german magazine "Die Zeit" ("The Time") Gerd Bucerius, the German Music Instrument Foundation cooperated with the ZEIT-foundation to support young musicians on their musical endeavours abroad from Germany.

Previous scholarshipholders include clarinetist and president of Deutsche Grammophon Clemens Trautmann, and violinist Viviane Hagner.

Verbier Festival "Prix Rotary" Prizewinner

As a Verbier Festival Academy member, Sumina visited the Valais region in her home country Switzerland for three weeks to study under esteemed faculty such as Pamela Frank, Boris Kuschnir, Gábor Takács-Nagy, Klaus Hellwig and Zakhar Bron.

She was awarded the Rotary Club Crans Montana prize, which is directed towards a promising swiss artist within the Verbier Festival Youth Orchestra, Verbier Festival Orchestra, Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra or Verbier Festival Academy. 

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