Eight Semi-Finalists Announced in 2020 Elmar Oliveira Competition

January 20, 2020, 12:28 PM · Congratulations to the eight semi-finalists announced in the 2020 Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition, taking place this week and next at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL.

Oliveira semi-finalists 2020

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The EOIVC’s Semi-Final Round will take place Tuesday and Wednesday at Lynn Conservatory of Music, after which four finalists will be selected. The finalists will be featured in a performance on Sunday with the Lynn Philharmonia, conducted by Jon Robertson. The winners will be announced following the performance. Awards include a First Prize of $30,000; Second Prize of $15,000; Third Prize of $10,000; and Honorable Mention of $5,000. A special Community Engagement award of $2,500 will also be given to the Finalist who scored the highest in the Community Engagement Round.

Jurors for the 2020 EOIVC include chairman David Cerone, Andrés Cárdenes, Ilya Kaler, Sung-Ju Lee, Silvia Marcovici, Gerardo Ribeiro, Barry Shiffman and Kathleen Winkler. (Jury member Mihaela Martin was forced to withdraw at the last minute for health reasons and was not replaced.)

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