Edith Lando Gifted Youth Competition

Who is eligible: VAM students 13 and under as of December 31, 2020

Application deadline: January 25, 2021

Competition dates: February 8, 2021

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 2021/22 VAM scholarships.

Dates
Application Deadline: January 25, 2021, 11:59pm
Competition: February 8, 2021*
Winners’ Recording: February 21, 2021*
*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, 2020.
– 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 are subject to a fee of $20 made payable to the Vancouver Academy of Music.
-Students will be required to prepare one work for a maximum of 10 minutes, from memory (minimum RCM 8 or equivalent). Those selected will be required to perform the same repertoire at the Winners’ Recording.
-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; no video or audio recording permitted.
-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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The Edith Lando Gifted Youth Competition is open to VAM students only. Please log in to your account to apply.