For its founder Yehudi Menuhin the key to success was his excellent music education as a child and his ongoing dialogue and collaboration with fellow musicians.
To enable young violinists from all over the world to have an equally enriching and stimulating environment, he founded
Since its inception nearly 30 years ago, the Menuhin Competition has brought together musicians from all over the world in an exceptional atmosphere of learning and exchange.
To date hosted in Folkstone/UK, Boulogne sur Mer/France, London/UK, Cardiff, Wales/UK, Oslo/Norway, Beijing/China and Austin, Texas/USA, the competition consistently attracts some of the most promising young violinists from all over the globe. Many of its prize winners have gone on to successful international careers.