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The Trust

Zamira Menuhin_Life Patron_ by Thomas Stordal Gundersen
Zamira Menuhin Benthall, Life Patron

The Charity

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.

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Joji Hattori, President

The Trust

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.

Duncan Greenland
Duncan Greenland - Chairman

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

Farad Azima
James Chau
James Chau
Catriona Syed
H.S.H Prince Etienne d'Arenberg
Anna Cecilie Holst
Anna Cecilie Holst
Celia Blakey
Aaron Menuhin