Jin Chang Heryern’s Achievements
1976 Gold medals in an unprecedented 5 out of 6 categories at the International Violin, Viola and Cello Makers Competition in the U.S.A.
1984 Awarded the titles of “Unapproved Violin Maker” and “Master Maker” by the Violin Makers of America, Inc.
1998 “International Art and Culture Award” from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Culture
2008 “Order of the Nation, Order of the Blossom,” awarded by the Government of the Republic of Korea
In Search of the Miraculous Sound
「”It is impossible to reproduce the famous Stradivarius.”
Inspired by these words, Jin Chang Heryern set his sights on making violins.
After much hard work and effort, only five people in the world were certified as “Uninspected Master Makers” and
A moving portrayal of how he came to be known as the “Stradivari of the East.”
*Refer to: Wikipedia, “Violins Across the Straits.”