Paiten Competition

PIMC PRIZE POT INCREASES BY 60%! $72,000 IN CASH PRIZES

November 14, 2012 16:23

The Paiten International Music Competition is pleased to announce that thanks to two generous donors, our total cash prize pot has increased to $72,000 USD (originally set at $45,000)!

The new prizes stand at:

GRAND PRIZE (overall): $20,000 USD & a six-city recital tour of the USA and Europe.

FIRST PRIZE - VIOLIN: $10,000 USD and solo recital at next competition
FIRST PRIZE - CELLO: $10,000 USD and solo recital at next competition
FIRST PRIZE - VIOLA: $10,000 USD and solo recital at next competition
FIRST PRIZE - PIANO: $10,000 USD and solo recital at next competition

SECOND PRIZE (overall): $5,000 USD
THIRD PRIZE (overall: $4,000 USD
FOURTH PRIZE (overall): $3,000 USD

AUDIENCE PRIZE (overall): $1,000 USD
"BEST BACH" PRIZE (overall): $750 USD
"MOST VIRTUOSIC" PRIZE (overall): $750 USD

Note: other concert engagements may become available through exposure at PIMC.
Please also note that the GRAND PRIZE winner will also be the FIRST PRIZE winner of their division.

Applications are submitted online and are due Monday, December 10, 2012.

For complete information, please visit: PaitenCompetition.org

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PAITEN INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION

November 11, 2012 13:53

We are pleased to announce the first Paiten International Music Competition, to be held June 12-19, 2013. PIMC is open to violinists, violists, cellists and pianists aged 16 to 28 from all nationalities. The inaugural PIMC will be held in the Magic Valley area of Idaho, USA.

Complimentary Housing and a Travel Stipend will be awarded to all participants.

In order to keep the judging process fair, each instrument will only compete and against itself (for example, violinists will only compete against violinists and so forth). The exception being that the GRAND PRIZE will be awarded to one musician overall; same for second, third, fourth and the special prizes.

For complete information, please visit: PaitenCompetition.org


PRIZES:
GRAND PRIZE (overall): $15,000U USD and a 6 city solo recital tour of the USA and Europe

FIRST PRIZE - VIOLIN: $5,000 USD and a solo recital at next competition
FIRST PRIZE - VIOLA: $5,000 USD and a solo recital at next competition
FIRST PRIZE - CELLO: $5,000 USD and solo recital at next competition
FIRST PRIZE - PIANO: $5,000 USD and solo recital at next competition

SECOND PRIZE (overall): $3,000 USD
THIRD PRIZE (overall): $2,500 USD
FOURTH PRIZE (overall): $2,000 USD

AUDIENCE PRIZE (overall): $1,000 USD
"BEST BACH" PRIZE (overall): $750 USD
"MOST VIRTUOSIC" PRIZE (overall): $750 USD

International Jury to be announced early 2013.

APPLICATIONS ARE SUBMITTED ONLINE AND ARE DUE MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012. Application Fee is $100 per entry.

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