Vivace Competition

No  Vivace Music Competition in 2018

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.

Age Categories: 

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

Vivace Music Competition Winners’ concert

 *Maria Academy Marian Center (Auditorium)

All competition contestants will get one complimentary ticketat 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

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.




Please check more information about the competition under Rules and Regulations!

Please refer any questions regarding to: Ms. Leah Kim

Villa Maria Academy Music Department 370 Central Ave. Malvern PA 19355

Email: Phone: 610-644-2551 ext 1044