YOUNG ARTIST

Ages – 7-17yrs 

Entry Fee – $200

Competition Date – Nov 20, 2022

EXTENDED Registration Deadline – Nov 15, 2022

Young 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)
  • Conus – Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Mendelssohn Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Paganini – La Campanella
  • Paganini (arr. Kreisler) – La Campanella
  • Florence Price – Violin Concerto #2 – 1st Movt
  • Prokofiev – Violin Concerto #1 – 1st Movt
  • Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto #5 – 1st Movt
  • Wieniawski Violin Concerto #2 – 1st Movt
SOLO / SHOWPIECES (pick one)
  • Bach – Sonata #1 G-Minor – Fugue
  • Bach – Partita #3 E-Major – Prelude
  • Bartok – Rhapsody #1
  • Elgar – La Capricieuse
  • Saint-Saens – Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso
  • Sarasate – Zapateado
  • Wieniawski – Polonaise Brillante A-Major
  • Wieniawski – Scherzo Tarantella 

Awards

  • 1st Prize – $3000
  • 2nd Prize – $2000
  • 3rd Prize – $1000

REGISTER


CVC RESULTS

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

CVC Results – Follow… Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube

CVC Requirements

  • Introduction Video made by contestant must contain the following information (MP4 video, spoken and visible by contestant)… contestants’ name, country of origin, contestants’ age on date of competition, and name of pieces performed by contestant
  • Performance Videos – two MP4 (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… Video
  • Passport or Photo ID required to be submitted between ages of 16-17. Contestants older than 17yrs old on date of competition can only participate in the Senior Artist Division
  • Biography / Performance & Headshot Pictures all contestants must submit a recently updated biography in English & high quality, professional color Performance & Headshot Pictures (2 or more)
  • News Media Contact List – your local news media contacts for press release (local newspapers, TV stations, radio stations, online publications, etc) – name of media, email, phone number

How to Submit CVC Material:

  • SUBMISSION CHECKLIST (Demo Page):
    • Entry Fee
    • Introduction Video
    • Performance Videos (2)
    • Passport or Photo ID
    • Biography in English
    • News Media Contact List
    • High Quality Color Performance & Headshot Pictures (2 or more)
    • CREATE ONE Folder Named “Contestants’ Name – Young Artist 2022” in GOOGLE DRIVE with ALL Required Material (Submission Checklist) & SHARE FOLDER as EDITOR to chicagoviolincompetition@amimusic.org by Competition Date

  • Eligibility – contestant must be between ages 7-17 on competition date, no exceptions. 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 AMI’s YouTube and Facebook Pages
  • CVC reserves all rights for all Chicago Violin Competition produced and submitted media content