Vivace Music Competition
Competition Date: Sunday April 2, 2017
Winners’ Concert: Sunday April 30,2017 6:30pm
Location: Villa Maria Academy, 370 Central Ave, Malvern, PA 19355
We believe that music competitions stimulate excellent and passionate musicianship. This competition gives young musicians an opportunity to showcase their talent. It also rewards their hard work. It feeds their aspirations to improve, develop poise, and express their sense of musicality. The Vivace Competition offers an extraordinary opportunity for gifted young musicians to develop and advance their talents through performance. It is designed to inspire young artists, challenge their resilience and recognize their accomplishment. It will enrich the experience and enjoyment of instrumental music performance.
Dear 2017 Vivace Competition participants,
Thank you for your participation in the 2017 Vivace Music Competition.All judges were happy with the very quality of the contestants in all age and instruments and ensembles categories.Vivace Competition thanks all the parents who made this wonderful musical experience possible for their children, supporting and encouraging the children and youth so effectively.You are the loving hearts and hands behind your children’s success.
*Bravo to you!*
The judges’ comments will be emailed as the attachment shortly.We hope the feedback will be helpful as your musical studies and next accomplishments moving forward.
Vivace Music Competition Winners’ concert
Sunday April 30, 2017 at 6:30* PM *
Villa Maria Academy Marian Center (Auditorium)
All competition contestants will get one complimentary ticket on April 30th at the door.
Ticket at the door : $10 for students / $15 for adults. (Ticket is a voting card for Vivace Idol)
This is Fundraising ticket sale for Villa Maria’s Tri-M Honor society.All proceeds will help to create Villa Maria Academy Music Scholarship and for Music Ministry at Camilla Hall where retired sister/former teachers resides.
The winner result is posted online.Winners, please read the following information carefully.
Winners’ concert is MANDATORY for all (winners)awarded participants (First,Second and Honorable Mention)to receive the award certificate.
Please confirm your commitment to be present at the Winner’s concert by replying to the email.
The winners of First and Second Place must perform in the winners’ concert.
* You must play exactly same piece with same cuts as you did at the audition
* You must provide your own accompanist and make all arrangements necessary
2017 Vivace Music Idol
At the end of the concert the audience will vote to pick two (2) Grand Prize winners.
Whoever gets the most votes from the audiences will be the official two Winners of Vivace Music Idol.
One Music Idol will be chosen from Upper String Winners (Violin, Viola).
Another music idol will be chosen from Lower string winners ( Cello and Bass).
The winners receive Full tuition scholarship to participate in Chamber Strings Summer Camp 2017 (2 weeks session $950).
Ensembles are not eligible for Grand Prize.
*We look forward to seeing you again at next year’s Vivace Competition and other Vivace and Chamber Strings programs and activities. Just keep on playing, keep on smiling!*
Vivace and Villa Maria Academy Tri-M honor society is sponsoring
Dr. Maria Radicheva
(Professor at Manhattan Music School)
Violin Master Class
Sunday April 30, 2017 2:30 PM
Villa Maria Academy Marian Center (Auditorium)
If any of the violinist wish to participate please get in touch with Ms. Leah by April 13th, 2017: firstname.lastname@example.org
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After the Master Class Dr. Radicheva will stay for Question/Answer session and reception for all attending.
Ms. Leah Kim, Director
Ms. Jennifer Jie Jin, Co-Director
2017 Vivace Music Competition result
1st prize : Cello Rocks (Kail Yuan,Hannah Yoon, Isaac Kim,Sierra Wei,Sarah Yoon, Tyler Yang,Hyunjin Christina Lee,Anya Chan)
2nd prize : Daniel Chow and Rachel Chen
Honorable Mention : Villa Maria Quartet (Jenny Feng, Rachel Chen, Nicole Slaats and Mackenzie Howell)
1st prize : Anagha Kapsi and Sophie Odia
2nd Prize : Ryana Rajesh and Carolina Ho
Honorable Mention: Joshua Prior and Rachel Prior
2nd prize : Nicholas Brady and Lucia Brady
Senior Cello Solo
1st prize : Hannah Yoon
Honorable Mention : Isaac Kim
Junior Cello Solo
1st prize : Anya Chan
2nd prize : Anika Jaswal
Honorable Mention : Samuel Kim, Sarah Yoon and Sierra Wei
Children Cello Solo
1st prize : Ruijia Yang
2nd prize : Katina Pantazopoulous
Honorable Mention : Matthew Chung,Owen Li, Mabel Qiu, Kai Wong and Audrey Song
Senior Viola Solo
1st prize : Jenna McGeoch
Honorable Mention : Sejin Park
Junior Viola Solo
1st prize : Juliana Castillo
Children Viola Solo
Honorable Mention : Payton Smith Holzbaur
Senior Violin Solo
1st prize : Portia Maidment
2nd prize : Rachel Chen
Honorable Mention :Valeria Varlashova and Adam Zhang
Junior Violin Solo
1st prize : Bowen Ying
2nd prize : Joshua Prior, Juliana Castillo
Honorable Mention : Ashley Zhang, Esther Kim,Eric Zhao, and Haley Chung
Children 1 Violin Solo
1st prize : Lucia Brady
Honorable Mention : (*special honorable mention:Channa Andrey Lee),Noelle Prior, Christopher Li and Zoe Zhang
Children 2 Violin Solo
1st prize : Denis Ryabovol
2nd prize : Jiaray Shi
Honorable Mention : Nicholas Brady, Elizabeth Yeh, Bethany Prior, Natalie Chen, Jack Chao, Carolyn Urban, Amelie Matuch
Age Categories: as of April 2, 2017
Solo Violin, viola Cello and Double Bass (Winners will be chosen for each instrument from each age category.)
- Children Division #1: Grade K-2
- Children Division #2: Grade 3-5
- Junior Division: Grade 6-8
- Senior Division: Grade 9-12
String Ensembles: ( Winners will be chosen for each age category.)
- Children Ensemble Division: Grade K through 5
- Junior Ensemble Division: Grade 6 through 8
- Senior Ensemble Division: Grade 9 through 12
Please check more information about the competition under Rules and Regulations!
Please refer any questions regarding to: Ms. Leah Kim
Email: email@example.com Phone: 610-644-2551 ext 1044