Elmar Oliveira Worldwide Violin Competitors Publicizes Third Triennial Version

2020 Competitors Winner Julian Rhee (Photograph courtesy: Elmar Oliveira Worldwide Violin Competitors)


The Elmar Oliveira Worldwide Violin Competitors (EOIVC), in collaboration with violinist Elmar Oliveira and the Lynn College Conservatory of Music, might be accepting functions beginning on Could 3, 2022. 

The EOIVC, a flagship program of the newly-launched Elevar Basis, goals to supply career-defining alternatives to younger violinists ages 16-32. 

The 2023 candidates might be chosen by a four-step course of: online-only preliminary spherical through video submissions, in-person quarter-finals, semi-finals, and finals. A most of 20 quarter-finalists might be chosen from the net submissions.

The schedule of the competitors might be as adopted: the quarter-final spherical from January 19-21, 2023, the semi-final spherical from January 24-25, 2023, and the ultimate spherical from January 28-29, on the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Heart on Lynn’s campus.

Music Director and Conductor Guillermo Figueroa will lead the Lynn Philharmonia and the 4 finalists in two live shows, which might be ticketed occasions open to the general public. 

The 4 finalists can have an opportunity to win the money prizes. First prize winner will obtain $30,000; second $15,000; third $10,000; and honorable point out $5,000. The primary prize winner may even obtain efficiency alternatives throughout the U.S., profession assist within the areas of administration and public relations, devices crafted by among the world’s best artisans, and a Musafia instrument case.

Deeply dedicated to selling modern music, works by 4 of right this moment’s main musical voices might be featured as repertoire on the competitors. The composers embody Jessie Montgomery, Gabriela Lena Frank, Christopher Theofanidis, and Thomas McKinley. Extra data on the repertoire necessities may be discovered right here.

The 2023 Jury will embody violinist Andrés Cárdenes as Chairman, along with Ilya Kaler, Ida Kavafian, Irina Muresanu, Barry Shiffman, Almita Vamos, and Peter Zazofsky. David Cerone, who served as EOIVC 2020 Chairman of the Jury, will act as an alternate choose.

Because of the ongoing pandemic, all rivals, judges, pianists, and employees who attend might want to present proof of an updated Covid vaccination and a destructive Covid take a look at previous to collaborating within the quarter-final spherical.

The EOIVC will present all rivals who advance to the quarter-final spherical a reimbursement of as much as $150 for home and $300 for worldwide roundtrip air journey to and from the competitors — in addition to lodge lodging whereas competing. 

Former prize winners embody violinist Julian Rhee, winner of the 2020 version, and VC Younger Artist Sirena Huang, winner of the primary version in 2017.

On-line submissions for entry might be accepted starting Could 3, 2022, and may be made right here. Together with a $125 registration price, submissions will shut on September 29, 2022. 


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