Who is eligible: VAM woodwind & brass students
Application deadline: March 8, 2021
Competition dates: March 14, 2021
The Vancouver Academy of Music Jerold Gerbrecht Woodwind and Brass Competition is designed to offer recognition and financial assistance to talented woodwind and brass students. $1,200 total in scholarships will be awarded for 2021/22 VAM tuition.
Flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, french horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba
Eligible students are those enrolled in VAM private lessons for any of the instruments listed above.
Application Deadline: March 8, 2021, 11:59pm
Pre-recorded Video Submission Deadline: March 14, 2021*
*Upload file to file sharing platform (ex. Google Drive, Filemail) and send access link to
Cecilia Ng ([email protected]).
Junior: ages 15 and under
Senior: ages 16+
Students will be evaluated by one distinguished musician external to VAM.
-Applications are subject to a fee of $20 made payable to the Vancouver Academy of Music.
-Competition will be held through submission of pre-recorded videos.
-Applicants must record one work, with optional accompaniment, not to exceed 15 minutes in duration. Applicants are responsible for arranging their own pianist.
-One PDF copy of the music must be submitted to Cecilia Ng ([email protected]).
-The adjudicator retains the right to withhold any prize if, in their opinion, it is not merited. All decisions made by the adjudicator are final and without appeal.
-By submitting an application, students and their parent/guardian understand that any recording resulting from the competition may be used for VAM promotional purposes.
The Jerold Gerbrecht Woodwind & Brass Competition is open to VAM students only. Please log in to your account to apply.