Indy violin race goes to the wire as judge steps down over bias questionmain
After days of controversy over the final lineup – half of whom are her pupils – the eminent violinist Miriam Fried has stepped down from the jury of the International Indianapolis Violin Competition. A statement said her resignation was to avoid any possibility of jury partiality’.
The contest has been mired in controversy since Slipped Disc first raised the possibility of bias earlier this week.
All six finalists are women, five are Korean.