Click here for more information about applying.The first-ever Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition has extended its application deadline to Oct. 28.
All applicants must be at least 16 at the time of the original submission date, Sept. 30, 2016) and no older than 32 by the conclusion of the competition on Feb. 5, 2017. Finalists will be notified by email by December 1, 2016.
The Oliveira competition will take place Jan. 22 through Feb. 5, 2017 at in Boca Raton, Fl. The competition will take place once every three years thereafter.
The competition was established by violinist Elmar Oliveira, in collaboration with the >Lynn Conservatory of Music in Boca Raton, Florida, where Oliveira teaches, with the mission of providing talented young violinists with networking, management, public relations, and concert opportunities. Prizes include a $30,000 first prize; $15,000 second prize; and $10,000 third prize.
Jury members for the 2017 Oliveira competition include Andrés Cárdenes, Charles Castelman, Gudny Gudmundsdottir, Daniel Heifetz, Ilya Kaler, Vera Tsu Wei-ling, and Elmar Weingarten.Tweet
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