2021

PRIMA

VoLTA

MUSIC COMPETITION.

Prima Volta Music Competition is an annual event  that  accommodates all levels of instrumentalists, vocalists and small chamber ensembles. 

This uniquely designed competition caters to all age levels from 3 to 19.

PRIMA VOLTA Music Competition seeks to pave the way for a brighter future for young music students.  

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all judging will be done through video submission.

 

Up to $1,500 cash prizes are awarded to selected winners.  

Highly valued comments from our jurors will be provided.

Welcome to PRIMA VOLTA Music Competition page!

AUDITIONS.

JUDGING

On MAY 8, 2021

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all judging will be done through video submission.

ELIGIBILITY

Ages 3 - 19

For ALL instruments

Vocalists & Ensemble*

* Ensemble members should be less than 8 people per group.

Deadline for application & video link submission: 

MAY 5, 2021

Non-refundable application fee:

  • Solo $100

  • Ensemble $80/each member

  • Late application fee  $40

 
 

Rules & Regulation.

​REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicant may choose ONE piece from the standard repertoire (baroque, classical, romantic or contemporary) for the audition.

  • Vocalists may choose ONE song from the following repertoire categories:

Opera aria

Classical repertoire 

Folk/Traditional

Broadway/Musical Theatre/Jazz

Pop repertoire is NOT acceptable for the audition.

  • One movement of Sonata or Sonatina could be accepted as a separate piece.

  • Participants must bring their own accompanist to both audition and recital.

  • Submit a copy of your music in PDF file with the online application.

  • No arranged music. No repeats should be taken at either audition or recital.

  • All auditions must be performed from memory. Music for the ensembles does not have to be memorized.

  • Time limitation for audition is 6 minutes. Due to time constraints, contestants may be asked to stop at any time during the audition.

  • Multiple winners will be chosen in each of following age groups Age 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-19

  • Applicants will be grouped by their age as of May 8, 2021.

  • The judges' decisions are final. Judges comments will be emailed.

  • THE RESULTS WILL BE EMAILED & ANNOUNCED ONLINE ON MAY 15, 2021.

 

WINNERS RECITALS.

Our host for Winners' Recitals, Carnegie Hall, announced that all events will be cancelled.

A special Virtual Recital will take place in June via YouTube livestream.

  • Performance time limit is 6 minutes. There is an extended performance time fee of $100 per minute. 

  • There is NO CHANGING of the piece from the audition to the recital under any circumstances.

  • Participants at virtual recital will receive Certificate, Medal and Video file of their performance. Recital fee is $200. 

  • Non-participants will receive a Certificate by E-mail in PDF format (free of charge).

  • Non-participants may request for a Competition Winner’s Package with a non-refundable $80 fee. The Package includes online recognition, Winner’s Certificate & Medal and Teacher’s Diploma. For Ensemble applicants: Additional charge of $20 per each member will apply.

  • CLICK HERE to pay the fees.

CONTACT.

info@pvmcompetition.org

Tel: 551-800-1712

 
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