MARY SMART CONCERTO COMPETITION

Thursday, August 1, 2019

 

Summit Music Festival’s annual MARY SMART CONCERTO COMPETITION offers students a special challenge and an opportunity for public recognition. The competition is open to all registered students in the two-week programs and who fully participate in the festival. There are two divisions: Senior Division (age 16-35) or Junior Division (under age 16)

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Senior Division (Age 16 to 35)*

Contenders are required to play a concerto of their choice. The competition consists of two rounds – 1) playing the first movement, and 2) playing the entire concerto. All selections must be memorized. * must not be represented by management agency

Junior Division (Under Age 16)

Contenders must be under age 16 and notify the faculty by August 3 that they will compete in the junior division. The student is required to play a movement from a concerto of his or her choice. All selections must be memorized.

 

PRIZES:

Senior Division (Ages 16 to 35)

  • 1st Prize: Full Tuition + Room & Board (2-week program expires 8/15/2021, $500 cash award, and solo concerto performance with the Festival Orchestra in 2020concert series
  • 2nd Prize: Full Tuition (2-week program expires 8/15/2021), $250 cash award, and solo recital in the Summit Music Festival’s 2020 concert series
  • 3rd Prize: 50% discount on tuition for 2- week program (expires 8/15/2024), $150 cash award, and special mention in the final program of the 2020 Festival

 

Junior Division (Under Age 16)

  • 1st Prize: Full Tuition (2- week program expires 8/15/2021), $300 cash award, and solo performance with the Festival Orchestra in 2020 concert series
  • 2nd Prize: 50% discount on tuition for 2-week program (expires 8/15/2021), $150 cash award, and special mention in the final program of the 2020 Festival
  • 3rd Prize: $500 coupon for Tuition (expires 8/15/2021), $75 cash award and special mention in the final program of the 2020 Festival

 

NO ADDITIONAL FEE

 

 

2018 Junior Division Winners:

1st Prize- Jasmine Li

1st Prize- Runa Matsushita

2nd Prize- Brandon Du

2nd Prize- Ya-Chu Tsai

3rd Prize- Tomoko Shikada

3rd Prize- Vivien Walser

4th Prize- Felicia Ambrogi

Honorable Mention: Cheng-Cian Li, Alexander Han

2018 Senior Division Winners:

2nd Prize- Aleksandr Bolotin

3rd Prize- Olvia Chen

3rd Prize- Mark Irchai