62nd Young Musicians Competition Senior Division: Final Round Scholarship Competition

Rules and Regulations

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DATE: Sunday January 9, 2022
LOCATION: (Tentative due to COVID 19) Mesa Community College, Performing Arts Center. 1520 South Longmore Mesa, AZ 85202
TIME: 1:00 to 4:00 PM

ELIGIBILITY

The top competitors from the Young Musicians Competition (YMC) First Round as selected by the judges will be eligible; up to 12 contestants.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL CONTESTANTS

  1. Completed YMC application.
  2. Participation in the first round of the YMC and selected by the judges as being in the top twelve (12) competitors.
  3. Perform the same repertoire as performed the first round of the competition.
  4. Availability the afternoon of Sunday, January 9, 2022 for Final Round performance.

YMC Final Round Selection and Performance Order Announcement

(Tentative due to COVID 19) The Final Round performance order will be determined via random drawing on January 8, 2022. Final Round participants will be notified of their performance order and time in their notification of Final Round selection via email.

AWARDS

Contestants are ranked by judges as to overall musical talent and preparedness for performing their concerto with The Phoenix Symphony. After the last performance on Sunday and judges’ deliberation, the following awards will be announced: Grand Prize; Second Prize; and Ranking for Awards.

Grand Prize and Second Prize: Prizes are awarded based on consideration of the following criteria:

  • Highest ranked contestant who has not previously received the Grand Prize or Second Prize.
  • No contestant can win the Grand Prize or the Second Prize more than once.
  • Grand Prize and Second Prize winners will perform their concerto accompanied by The Phoenix Symphony at Symphony Hall, Thursday February 17, 2022. In order to perform with The Phoenix Symphony, the winner must be available for all scheduled rehearsals (February 15 and 16, 6:30-9:00 pm, subject to change).

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Senior Division: Final Round Scholarship Competition Awards

AWARDS

Contestants are ranked by judges as to overall musical talent and preparedness for performing their concerto with The Phoenix Symphony. After the last performance on Sunday and judges’ deliberation, the following awards will be announced: Grand Prize; Second Prize; and Ranking for Awards.

Grand Prize and Second Prize: Prizes are awarded based on consideration of the following criteria:

  • Highest ranked contestant who has not previously received the Grand Prize or Second Prize.
  • No contestant can win the Grand Prize or the Second Prize more than once.
  • Grand Prize and Second Prize winners will perform their concerto accompanied by The Phoenix Symphony at Symphony Hall, Thursday February 17, 2022. In order to perform with The Phoenix Symphony, the winner must be available for all scheduled rehearsals (February 15 and February 16, 2022, 6:30-9:00 pm, subject to change).

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Music Camp Partnerships for YMC Scholarships

Scholarships are usually available to us from the following music camps (at estimated values based on summer 2015):

Adamant Music School (Piano), Adamant, Vermont $3000

Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Lenox, Massachusetts $2885-$6770

Brevard Music Center, Brevard, North Carolina $6300

Eastern Music Festival, Greensboro, North Carolina $5460

Greenwood Music Camp, Cummington, Massachusetts $6100

Idyllwild, California $2850

Illinois Summer Youth Music, Utabana Illinois $650

Innsbrook Institute, Innsbrook, Missouri $1100

Interlochen Arts Camp, Interlochen, Michigan $8380

Lamont Summer Music Academy, Denver, Colorado $1995

Madeline Island Music Camp, Madeline Island, Wisconsin $3198

String Quartet Camp and Bass Workshop, Mesa, AZ $265