Alto Clef Festival

Who is eligible: VAM viola students

Application deadline: April 3, 2023

Competition dates: May 8, 2023

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 2023/24 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: April 3, 2023, 11:59pm
Competition: May 8, 2023*
*Students will receive notice of their specific time slot following the application deadline.

Competition Rules
-Applications must include a registration fee of $60 made payable to the Vancouver Academy of Music. The application fee includes audio and video recording services provided by VAM; no other audio or video recording is permitted.
-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.
-The chosen winners will receive scholarships toward 2023/24 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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