Ages – 7-17yrs 

Entry Fee – $75

Young Artist – submit two (2) separate videos… one (1) Introduction Video (info below), and one (1) Performance Video of one (1) of the required pieces from the repertoire list below…

Repertoire 2021

  • Barber Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Bruch G Minor Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Haydn C Major Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Khatchaturian Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Mozart 3rd Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Saint-Saens 3rd Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Beethoven – Romance in F Major
  • Chausson – Poem
  • Dvorak – Romance in F Minor
  • Sarasate – Zigeunerweisen


  • 1st Prize – $600
  • 2nd Prize – $300
  • 3rd Prize – $150


Registration Deadline – Oct 31, 2021 

  • NOTE: Introduction Video made by contestant must contain the following information (spoken and visible by contestant)… contestants’ name, contestants’ age on date of competition, and name of piece performed by contestant
  • Performance Video must be the entire movement or piece required (including cadenza), no partial performances; must be accompanied by piano or orchestra; video submission example… Masha Lakisova
  • No contestants will be enrolled in the competition before registration fee is received. After registration, there are no refunds for cancellation or video not submitted. All performances can be viewed on AMI’s YouTube and Facebook Pages
  • 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 
  • Contestants – please have a recent bio and headshot available if requested by CVC
  • Submit videos by following these instructions… SHARE VIDEO VIA GOOGLE DRIVE by Nov 14th, 2021 –

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