THROWBACK THURSDAY | Sirena Huang, First Prize Winner of Elmar Oliveira Worldwide Violin Competitors

Sirena Huang (Picture credit score: Todd Rosenberg)


The Elmar Oliveira Worldwide Violin Competitors (EOIVC), a flagship program of the Elevar Basis, has opened submissions for the 2023 version. On-line purposes will probably be open till September 29, 2022.  

To be held from January 15 – January 29, 2023, in Boca Raton, Florida, the EOIVC is just the second competitors of its type solely devoted to the violin that’s primarily based in america.

Watch 2017 First Prize Winner Sirena Huang carry out on the inaugural version of the competitors.


Open to ages 16-32, the competitors will supply 4 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 also obtain profession help within the areas of administration and public relations, efficiency alternatives with orchestras and festivals throughout the US, an instrument and bow crafted by a number of the world’s best artisans, and a Musafia case.

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 journey to and from the competitors — in addition to resort lodging whereas competing. 

Out of the EOIVC 2023 candidates, a most of 20 quarter-finalists will probably be chosen from the web submissions. 

The quarter-finalists will compete in three rounds from January 15-29, 2023, with the last spherical going down 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 within the two concert events, that are ticketed occasions and are open to the general public.

For this competitors, works by 4 dwelling composers will probably be featured together with Jessie Montgomery, Gabriela Lena Frank, Christopher Theofanidis, and Thomas McKinley. Extra data on repertoire will be discovered right here.

Purposes will probably be open till September 29, 2022, and will be made right here: