SENIOR ARTIST

Ages – 18-28yrs

Entry Fee – $250

Competition Date – Nov 20, 2022

Senior Artist – submit three (3) separate videos… one (1) Introduction Video (info below), and two (2) Performance Videos – one (1) Concerto and one (1) Solo or Showpiece from the required repertoire list below…

Repertoire 2022

CONCERTOS (pick one)
  • John Adams Violin Concerto #1 – 1st Movt
  • Brahms Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Elgar Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Nielsen Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Wieniawski Violin Concerto #1 – 1st Mov
SOLO / SHOWPIECES (pick one)
  • Bach – Sonata #2 A-Minor – Fugue
  • Bach – Partita #2 D-Minor – Chaconne
  • Bartok – Solo Sonata – 1st Movt
  • Jessie Montgomery – Rhapsody #1 for Solo Violin
  • Paganini Caprice #5
  • Paganini Caprice #9
  • Ysaye – Solo Sonata #3
  • Tchaikovsky – Valse Scherzo
  • Ravel – Tzigane
  • Wieniawski – Original Theme with Variations

Awards

  • 1st Prize – $5000
  • 2nd Prize – $3000
  • 3rd Prize – $2000

REGISTER

Registration Deadline – Oct 31, 2022


CVC Requirements 

  • Introduction Video made by contestant must contain the following information (contestant visible and speaking)… contestants’ name, country of origin, contestants’ age on date of competition, and name of piece performed by contestant
  • Performance Videos – two (2) separate Performance Videos – one (1) Concerto and one (1) Solo or Showpiece. Performances must be the entire movement or piece required (including cadenza), no partial performances, and must be performed from memory; must be accompanied by piano or orchestra; video submission example… Masha Lakisova
  • Passport or Photo ID required to be submitted from all Senior Artist contestants. No younger or older than 18-28yrs old on date of competition will be able to compete 
  • Biography & Performance Picture(s) all contestants must submit a recently updated biography in English & high quality color Performance Picture(s)
  • SUBMISSION CHECKLIST:
    • Entry Fee
    • Introduction Video
    • Performance Videos
    • Passport or Photo ID
    • Biography in English
    • High Quality Color Performance Picture(s)
    • CREATE ONE Folder Named “(Contestants’ Name – Senior Artist 2022)” in GOOGLE DRIVE with ALL Required Material (Submission Checklist) & SHARE FOLDER to chicagoviolincompetition@amimusic.org by NOV 20, 2022
  • Eligibility –  contestant must be between ages 18-28 on competition date. All previous contestants, outside of the 1st prize winner are eligible to compete
  • No contestants will be enrolled in competition before registration fee is received. After registration, there are no refunds for cancellation or videos not submitted by competition date 
  • All Performances can be viewed on CVC’s YouTube and Facebook Pages
  • CVC reserves all rights for all Chicago Violin Competition produced and submitted media content

CVC RESULTS

Results will be Announced on CVC’s Social Media 2-4 weeks after Competition Date

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