Edith Lando Gifted Youth Competition

Who is eligible: VAM students 13 and under as of December 31, 2021

Application deadline: January 17, 2022

Competition dates: February 14 (Preliminaries), March 6 (Finals), 2022

To apply: Apply online or download an application form.

The Vancouver Academy of Music Edith Lando Gifted Youth Competition is designed to identify young talented students and afford them recognition and financial assistance. Two adjudicators external to VAM will choose eight finalists with $3,000 in total awarded for 2022/23 VAM scholarships.

Dates
Application Deadline: January 17, 2022, 11:59pm
Preliminary Round: February 14, 2022*
Finals: March 6, 2022*
*Students will receive notice of their specific time slot following the application deadline and competition date.

Eligibility
Eligible students:
– are 13 years of age or younger as of December 31, 2021.
– have been enrolled in VAM private lessons since the beginning of the academic year.
– have not appeared in more than three previous Gifted Youth Scholarship Recitals.

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.
-Students will be required to prepare one work for a maximum of 10 minutes, from memory (minimum RCM 8 or equivalent).
-Two copies of the music must be submitted to the adjudicators during the competition phase (photocopies permitted).
-The competition phase will be closed to the public with the exception of the parents/guardians and teacher of the student performing.
-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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