We’re coming to you from Notre Dame, Indiana at the moment for the forty ninth Annual Fischoff Nationwide Chamber Music Competitors‘s Raise Each Voice Prize Digital Live performance.
In 1973, Joseph Fischoff and the members of the South Bend Chamber Music Society hosted a chamber music competitors with six collaborating ensembles. 49 years later, on common 125 ensembles compete, representing 31 totally different states and 23 nationalities.
The annual competitors’s Junior Division is open to these 18 and beneath as of Might 22, 2022, whereas the Senior Division is open to these 35 or beneath as of the identical date. The senior ensemble’s common age should be lower than 31 years outdated. The Grand Prize winner will probably be awarded $10,000.
The Violin Channel just lately mentioned the competitors with its govt director, Kara Kane.
This yr, the Fischoff Competitors introduced the “Raise Each Voice Prize” which goals “to amplify and rejoice excellent works by traditionally underrepresented voices throughout the chamber music world.” This inaugural prize will give attention to works by Black and/or Hispanic/Latino/a composers. This yr’s prize jury is comprised of Michael Cameron, Jeff Scott, and Julio Elizalde.
FRIDAY MAY 20 | 12:00 PM (ET)
2022 FISCHOFF NATIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION | LIFT EVERY VOICE PRIZE VIRTUAL CONCERT
DEBARTOLO PERFORMING ARTS CENTER | NOTRE DAME, INDIANA
Elless Quartet (Cleveland Institute of Music)
Jessie Montgomery | Strum
Flora Quartet (Arizona State College)
Kevin Day | Converging Spectrums
Ivalas Quartet (College of Colorado-Boulder)
Carlos Simon | Heat of Different Suns | I. Rays of Gentle II. Flight III. Settle
Kodan Quintet (Rice College)
Valerie Coleman | Afro-Cuban Concerto | I. Afro II. Vocalise III. Danza
Blended Media (College of Georgia)
Marcelo Zarvos, arr. Mackie | “Reminiscence” from Nepomuk’s Dances
Sequoia Reed Quintet (Eastman College of Music)
Astor Piazzolla, arr. Trevor Chu | Road Tango
Uptown Winds (Manhattan College of Music)
Valerie Coleman | Purple Clay & Mississippi Delta