The Menuhin Competition is operated by the Menuhin Competition Trust, a UK-registered charity, its Board and a small and dedicated team of London-based staff. It has close links to the Menuhin family with Yehudi Menuhin’s daughter Zamira Menuhin-Benthall as its Life Patron and Menuhin’s grandson Aaron as Trustee.
President – Joji Hattori
Joji Hattori is one of the leading Japanese musicians of his generation and has enjoyed a very varied career as a musician, firstly as a concert violinist, an activity which has developed into directing chamber orchestras, conducting symphony orchestras and finally operas. He started playing the violin at the age of five and studied with Yehudi Menuhin and Vladimir Spivakov. Joji won the Senior 1st Prize in the 1989 edition of the Menuhin Competition.
Chairman – Duncan Greenland
Venture capital investor, member of the Franco-British Council and Chair of Trustees of the Menuhin Competition Trust
Farad Azima | H.S.H. Prince Etienne d’Arenberg | Celia Blakey | James Chau
Anna Cecilie Holst | Aaron Menuhin | Catriona Syed