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Young Artists Masterclass

The VCMS is proud to introduce the 'Young Artists Masterclass' program.

We are thrilled to announce this innovative platform designed to nurture and empower the next generation of musical talent.

With this program, we aim to provide aspiring young musicians with unique opportunities for growth and mentorship under the guidance of some of the most esteemed musicians in the world.

Upcoming Masterclass

WAN - TSANG - NEL 

PIANO TRIO

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October 6, 2024    4:30 - 6 PM

Vancouver Academy of Music

Please note that this masterclass is for individual instruments. Therefore, students of violin, cello, and piano are eligible to apply.

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Deadline: September 29, 2024

FEES AND INFORMATION ABOUT THE MASTERCLASSES

FEES

APPLICATION FEE

$ 50.00 

*The application fee includes one general admission to the masterclass date. Additionally, all applicants will receive one student complimentary ticket to attend Wan - Tsang - Nel ’s Concert on October 06, 2024, at 2:00 PM at the Vancouver Academy of Music’s Koerner Recital Hall.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

SEPTEMBER 27, 2024 - 11:59 PM

PARTICIPATION FEE

$ 100.00 

Selection notifications will be communicated to students by September 29, 2024. Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted, and all masterclass candidates are required to attend the entire concert schedule.

INFORMATION

1. EVENT DETAILS

Date / Time: October 6, 2024 @ 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM (Masterclass Program, concert starts at 2:00 PM)

Location: Vancouver Academy of Music (1270 Chestnut St, Vancouver, BC V6J 4R9)

Ticket: Please note that the masterclass program is part of the Vancouver Concert & Talk Series. Therefore, anyone wishing to attend must purchase a Vancouver Concert & Talk ticket.

2. REQUIREMENTS

Age: Under 25

Recommended Skill Level: RCM Grade 8 / Suzuki Level 9 or equivalent minimum proficiency.

Video Submission Requirements: Please title your video with the student's name (First, Last), age, composer, and title. The named piece must be the piece presented at the masterclass. You may also submit a performance of an additional piece recorded within the last 6 months. Please submit at least one video recording showcasing 3-10 minutes of your playing.

2. APPLICATION

Application and Selection
 

1. Fill out the online-form. 

2. Submit your application with payment. 

3. Notification of active participation admission will be emailed by September 29, 2023.
 

Deadlines and Dates

Application Deadline: September 27, 2024 - 11:59 PM

Confirmation of active participation will be announced by the 29th of September 2024 by email.

PROVIDING THE RECORDINGS FOR THE APPLICATION

Please provide only links to YouTube videos.
 

Which/how many pieces are required for the masterclass selection?
Repertoire is a free choice. However, recordings submi
tted should demonstrate a high level of ability and must be unedited live videos. The quality of the recording device used is not a deciding factor.

About the video upload:
The videos can be uploaded to YouTube for free and set to "unlisted" (please do not set it to "private" because otherwise, the videos can only be seen by you). Thus, the videos are not publicly visible but only through the links that we get from you. Of course, you can also send links to public videos. In the application form, please enter the link to the videos.

If you have any questions about the videos, please get in touch with us to youngartists@vancouverchambermusic.com

3. PARTICIPATION AT MASTERCLASS

All selected participants are required to attend the entire masterclass's concert schedule and be prepared before the start of the masterclass. Additionally, each participant is responsible for arranging their accompanist.

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