Alto Clef Festival

Who is eligible: VAM viola students

Application deadline: May 17, 2021

Competition dates: May 31, 2021

To apply: Apply online or download an application form.

The Vancouver Academy of Music Alto Clef Festival is designed to identify talented viola students and afford them recognition and financial assistance. One adjudicator external to VAM will evaluate contestants with $1,000 in total scholarships awarded for 2021/22 VAM tuition.

Eligible students:
– are those registered in private lessons with a viola teacher at VAM since the beginning of the academic year.

Application Deadline: May 17, 2021, 11:59pm
Competition: May 31, 2021*
*Students will receive notice of their specific time slot following the application deadline.

Competition Rules
-Applications are subject to a fee of $20 made payable to the Vancouver Academy of Music.
-Applicants must prepare one work with a maximum duration of 10 minutes, performed by memory.
-Students must provide their own pianist.
-A copy of the music must be provided for the adjudicator (photocopies permitted).
-The competition phase will be closed to the public with the exception of the parents/guardians and teacher of the student performing; no video or recording permitted.
-The chosen winners will receive scholarships toward 2021/22 VAM tuition.
-By submitting an application, students and their parent/guardian understand that any recording resulting from the competition may be used for VAM promotional purposes.


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