61st Young Musicians Competition Senior Division: Final Round Scholarship Competition

Rules and Regulations

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DATE: Sunday January 10, 2021
LOCATION: TBD
TIME: TBD

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 10, 2021 for Final Round performance.

YMC Final Round Selection and Performance Order Announcement

The Final Round performance order will be determined via random drawing on January 8, 2021. The Final Round order drawing will be a Facebook live event at 6:00 PM Friday January 8, 2021. Final Round participants will also be notified of their performance order and time in their notification of Final Round selection.

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 a date TBD. In order to perform with The Phoenix Symphony, the winner must be available for all scheduled rehearsals.
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 a date TBD. In order to perform with The Phoenix Symphony, the winner must be available for all scheduled rehearsals.
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

2020 Scholarship Auditions Results – January 5, 2020

1st* Ethan Yang Violin
2nd Miles Fawson Piano
3rd Marina Tiffany Harp
4th Audrey Wang Violin
5th Audrey Wang Viola
6th** Daniel Walker Flute
7th Jonathan Pak Cello
8th Caroline Wu Oboe
9th Vincent Claes Cello
10th Caden Potter Marimba
11th Andrew Kim Clarinet
12th Sophia Zhang Violin
13th Tony Kim Cello
14th Louisa Ma Violin
15th Feyi Adebekun Cello

*Grand Prize Winner
**Otranto Prize Winner

Download 2020 Scholarship Results