2019 YOUNG ARTISTS SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
2019 YOUNG ARTIST SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION:
Lisker Music Foundation is a passionate non-profit organization which strives to support young artists by offering them the platform to showcase their brilliant abilities, while simultaneously infusing the community with world class music making. Now, as a natural progression to our mission, we are very excited to announce this inaugural 2019 Competition for Instrumentalists!
Acceptance of application material will end on
November 15th, 2019
Results of the competition will be announced by November 20th, 2019.
APPLICATION FEE AND SUBMITTING INSTRUCTIONS
A non-refundable $20 application fee made payable via Paypal
By clicking on “Pay Now” button you will be redirected to PayPal.
All application materials must be submitted online by uploading them to a neatly organized folder on Google Drive, DropBox, or another cloud-based site, and then providing us with a link to view this folder.
The link to your Application Materials must be received via email to on or before the submission deadline (November 15th, 2019).
1st Prize: $500
will perform solo with the LMF Chamber Orchestra on December 1st, 2019 presenting Vivaldi ‘s Four Seasons “Winter”.
2nd Prize: $300
3rd Prize: $200
Applicants must be 18 Years or younger as of 11/15/2019
Must study violin in the state of Illinois
Must be available to perform on December 1st, as well as in the days leading up for rehearsals yet TBD.
All applicants must present an online video audition performing Vivaldi’s Four Season “Winter” in its completion, as well as 1 other work of your choosing that best represents your abilities. Accompanist is required where applicable, and you will be judged for the quality of playing, as well as the quality of the video/audio recording.
Guidelines and Application Form Download Official Poster
Accuracy of intonation
Good coordination between right and left hands
Accuracy of passages
Informed artistic interpretation
Good sense of overall structure of piece, connecting all movements in terms of energy and sound.
Knowledge of accompaniment part, and utilizing it to accentuate your performance
Effective use of dynamics, articulations, and expression marks
Filled out application
Permission letter from private teacher
Proof or residence
High Resolution Color head-shot
Provide link to an unedited video audition uploaded to YouTube as an “unlisted” video including the required piece, and a piece of your choosing