Brown studies with Donald Weilerstein and joins a legacy of previous NEC first prize winners.
Joshua Brown ’22 has won first prize at the 10th Leopold Mozart International Violin Competition, as well as special prizes including the Kronberg Academy Prize, the Jury Chairman Prize, and the Audience Prize.
Brown is a rising sophomore and studies with Donald Weilerstein.
The Leopold Mozart International Violin Competition is held every three to four years in honor of the father of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his contributions to violin pedagogy.
Brown joins three other NEC first prize laureates include Ji-Won Song '17 MM (2016), Jehye Lee '08 MM, '10 GD (2009), and Yura Lee '05 AD (2006).